Time is getting short, friends, to get in on the when-does-Gonzalez-go contest.
As you may remember (or not), this column offered a Len'sLens T-shirt (if we ever make them) to the person coming closest to the date that Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez finally gets the boot. You know, the J. Donald Imus memorial heave-ho.
It's not that Imus and Gonzalez can be compared. Imus made horrible racial remarks about the Rutgers University women's basketball team. Gonzalez just made all of us, in my opinion and in the opinion of the Senate committee that fried him yesterday (Thursday, April 19, 2006), a whole lot less secure in our liberties.
Just one example: In the Clinton White House, there were four people who could be told about pending prosecutions before there was enough proof to gain an indictment. In the Bush White House, there are more than 400. Gonzalez was asked about that and either pretended to be or was completely in the dark about that.
Anyway, because of the hiding he took from the committee, especially from the Republican members, it could be that his time is near. You know: Thou hast been to long for any good thou has done. Be gone, leave, in God's name go.
Today's lukewarm backing by the acting of the Cabinet official by the acting press secretary adds fuel to the fire.
So, my friends, it's time to stand up and be counted (or sit down and be counted if it's been a hard day.)
Take a look at
http://mindoflen.blogspot.com/2007/03/bring-me-head-of-alberto-gonzalez.html and then pick. You can either send me an e-mail (address on this post) or add a comment to this or the previous post.
Oh, yes, if you already entered, you can change your mind and enter again. Just tell me that's what you are doing.
And, for all our sakes, let's hope these travesties (the contest and Gonzalez's term in office )end soon.