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H2O Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-27-05 07:49 PM
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20. It's a gamble
at best. Bush needs everyone indicted to quit. That includes, of course, anyone listed as an unindicted co-conspirator. Even Matthews pointed out Bush needs to be proactive tomorrow, and fire them. If he doesn't, he is invested in their defense. But the neocons are relying on Bush's natural stupidity and stubborn streak. They will sacrifice the host to promote the parasite's ability to survive.

The problem for them is that they do not want to make things public. They are relying upon federal courts to say they do not have to release information. The chances of this carrying the day seem remote. The more they struggle, the better it becomes.
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  -John Dean on Countdown to discuss Plamegate highplainsdem  Oct-27-05 07:31 PM   #0 
  - Curious about whether Dean will speculate, as he did last week  highplainsdem   Oct-27-05 07:32 PM   #1 
  - Hmm. He didn't. Maybe Fitzgerald's website, which wasn't up when  highplainsdem   Oct-27-05 07:48 PM   #19 
  - Dean say Fitz has performed as a Prosecutor should, i.e. no leaks  Lex   Oct-27-05 07:32 PM   #2 
  - I'm not sure Dean is entirely objective on this  HereSince1628   Oct-27-05 07:33 PM   #3 
  - I agree--I think he feels more sympathy/empathy for the White House  Lex   Oct-27-05 07:35 PM   #4 
  - He is hinting  H2O Man   Oct-27-05 07:35 PM   #5 
  - I wonder if that defense will wash at this late date?  Lex   Oct-27-05 07:38 PM   #8 
  - It's a gamble  H2O Man   Oct-27-05 07:49 PM   #20 
     - I agree - I've long thought Bush expendable, and that he knew it - and  glitch   Oct-27-05 08:02 PM   #22 
     - I agree H2O that "sacrifice the Host to promote the parasite"  IChing   Oct-27-05 08:09 PM   #24 
  - That could backfire big time  Zensea   Oct-27-05 07:42 PM   #15 
  - His essay last week was tongue in cheek!!  Gloria   Oct-27-05 07:55 PM   #21 
     - Maybe. I am a bit of a dolt about such things.  HereSince1628   Oct-27-05 08:04 PM   #23 
  - Offered up the national security defense  BReisen   Oct-27-05 07:36 PM   #6 
  - And what do you think the possibility is that they thought they were  hang a left   Oct-27-05 07:42 PM   #14 
  - jinx!  Zensea   Oct-27-05 07:44 PM   #16 
     - great minds and all...  hang a left   Oct-27-05 07:46 PM   #17 
        - That's what Dean said, not me!  BReisen   Oct-27-05 08:15 PM   #25 
  - In Franklin/AIPAC case, prosecutor said regardless of motive, still crime  wishlist   Oct-27-05 07:48 PM   #18 
  - Dean saying that the "I don't recall" defense didn't work for Haldeman  highplainsdem   Oct-27-05 07:36 PM   #7 
  - Keith said that tomorrow Jr is scheduled for Remarks on Terror. geech.  rodeodance   Oct-27-05 07:38 PM   #9 
     - that means a press conf. tomorrow by bush.  rodeodance   Oct-27-05 07:39 PM   #11 
  - ROFL -- Keith mentioned * is supposed to give a speech on terror tomorrow  highplainsdem   Oct-27-05 07:38 PM   #10 
  - I love the baseball omens!  BReisen   Oct-27-05 07:40 PM   #12 
     - So do I.  highplainsdem   Oct-27-05 07:40 PM   #13 
 

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