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Bush Needs to Step Up and Fire Rove (WI Op/Ed)
Madison.com ^ | August 3, 2005 | Michael Oliver-Moonbat

Posted on 08/03/2005 2:24:47 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin

A letter to the editor - August 3, 2005

Dear Editor:

Nearly two years ago George Bush Jr.'s top adviser, Karl "The Hatchet" Rove, outed a CIA operative by blabbing to newsman Robert Novak. It was a vintage Rove maneuver: slander, discredit, smear and out, if necessary, anyone who dared to challenge Bush about his real motives during his march to war.

And Valerie Plame's husband had done just that by telling a differing version of the Bush truth. Bush immediately told the nation that "anyone having anything to do with the outing of Plame will not be a part of this administration."

That was vintage Bush. He jumped up on his high horse and rode sanctimoniously into the limelight. Well, here we are two years later, and now that the heat is turned up on Rove, Bush is backpedaling and changing his criteria for firing by saying "anyone who broke the law" in the Plame outing will be fired. He seems to have raised the bar just enough for Rove to crawl under it.

Bush Sr. had the same problem with Rove when he was president, outing who he (Rove) viewed as enemies of the state. Bush Sr. had the good sense and integrity to fire Rove. Apparently Bush Jr. is not burdened with those same attributes.

It's a shame that our country's secret warriors on terror have to be so mistreated and endangered by the very people they serve and protect. Rove is as low of a bottom feeder as there can be, but George Junior sure is enthralled with him. I guess Rove is just a mere reflection of the character of those he serves.

We can and should do better. Much better. But as sad as that is, it is equally scary to think that after two years of investigating a handful of White House insiders to determine "who leaked," we still don't know the facts. Are these the same administration officials we signed over our rights (Patriot Act) in order for them to do the investigations to keep us safe from terrorists? Let's hope not.

Do the right thing, George, for once, and give Rove the boot.

Michael Oliver, Madison, WI


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: blahblahblah; demorants; hogwash; ichabodcrane; lurchsdirtytricks; whalepoop; wilsonoutedplame; wilsonworkedforkerry; wishfulthinking
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Um, Michael? The President and all of Congress are on vacation right now. But maybe if you call them, they'll re-assemble at your house for a special meeting on this? *Rolleyes*

I can't believe they're still on about this. What a non-story!

1 posted on 08/03/2005 2:24:50 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

You always find the good lefty madistan stuff.


2 posted on 08/03/2005 2:26:31 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Go to your favorite sea food store. Buy some nice fresh fish for dinner ..you need something to wrap this rag around..


3 posted on 08/03/2005 2:26:52 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

P.S. What took you so long to find us?


4 posted on 08/03/2005 2:27:12 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Michael,

You are an idiot. Wilson has been discredited. Plame had previously been "outed" by Wilson himself. She was not a covert operative.

Other than that, thank you for your suggestion. I'm sure the President will give it the thoughtful consideration it is due.


5 posted on 08/03/2005 2:27:58 PM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

ROFLMAO!! Has he called for Sandy Berger to serve time for cramming classified documents into his underwear? There we actually had a national security breach as opposed to this trumped up horse shit.


6 posted on 08/03/2005 2:28:09 PM PDT by conservativecorner (It's a cult of death and submission to fanatics Larry!!)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Oops~! Michael Oliver- Rove didn't leak her name. she also appears not to have been 'covert'

Havent you been listening? Or do you only hear what you want to hear.

Did you call for Kerry to resign when he leaked a REAL COVERT agents name? Did you take a stand on Clintoons rape allegations?


7 posted on 08/03/2005 2:28:12 PM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

8 posted on 08/03/2005 2:28:29 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Honoring Saint Jude's assistance every day.)
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To: ken5050; Diana in Wisconsin

Either that or buy some birds...


9 posted on 08/03/2005 2:28:52 PM PDT by Ladysmith ((NRA and SAS) WI Hunter Shootings: If you want on/off the WI Hunters ping list, please let me know.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Michael,

you need to suck a cup of STFU.

in cordial disdain,
The Adults in this Republic


10 posted on 08/03/2005 2:29:07 PM PDT by King Prout (and the Clinton Legacy continues: like Herpes, it is a gift that keeps on giving.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I can't believe GWB has ever used the word outing.

However, it's inside quote marks, so it must be true.

The letter writer appears to be aware of all the evidence given to the federal grand jury. It must have come to him in a vision.


11 posted on 08/03/2005 2:31:43 PM PDT by siunevada
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To: Ladysmith

Fish lasts a day..birds much longer..


12 posted on 08/03/2005 2:32:37 PM PDT by ken5050
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Mr Oliver,
13 posted on 08/03/2005 2:36:04 PM PDT by mnehring (Fourth Estate, Fifth Column Dis-Infomers)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Michael.

Chill Bro.

Go smoke a banana.

14 posted on 08/03/2005 2:36:48 PM PDT by JOE6PAK (My Tagline can beat the snot outta your Tagline!)
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To: King Prout

This is a DU escapee!


15 posted on 08/03/2005 2:36:52 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Fire him for what, precisely?

Sheesh.


16 posted on 08/03/2005 2:37:32 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Official RKBA Landscaper and Arborist, Duchess of Green Leafy Things)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Do the right thing, George, for once

Has anyone, when confronted by someone with that attitude, EVER done what was requested?

Why do all liberal op-eds sound like they're written by surly college kids?

17 posted on 08/03/2005 2:38:33 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 ("The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they'll be when you kill them."-Wm. Clayton)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

So this is one of the things they rev up at DU, letter writing. LTTE they call it.

Wonder if these letters make any difference? They just seem kooky to me.


18 posted on 08/03/2005 2:40:10 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (God has blessed Republicans with really stupid enemies.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

"Madison's Progressive Newspaper" with special emphasis on "progressive", code word for leftist, commie, America hater.

"madison.com" for commie of course.

Will the country always be this divided? Are the commie/leftist/America haters winning? How did it get to be this way.

Why do so many people hate their own country and want to commit suicide (and take all of us with them)?


19 posted on 08/03/2005 2:41:02 PM PDT by garyhope (The Islamofascists want Western civilization dead. Simple as that.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

The only solution for dems/libs is to KILL people or FIRE people.

I thought these were the people of tolerance ..?? Hmmmmm?? Maybe not!


20 posted on 08/03/2005 2:41:30 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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