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Missy Vixen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-08-06 07:44 PM
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35. Rove's running scared. I believe he WILL indict
First of all, I'd like to opine on an issue I believe has utterly failed the GOP re: Patrick Fitzgerald.

They tried swiftboating Patrick Fitzgerald on the Sunday morning gasbag shows; that didn't get any traction. He's too well respected, he's too impartial, he's too nonpartisan. By attempting to smear him, they make themselves look bad, especially because he's a two-time Bush appointee. The GOP corners the market on negative oppo research. If there was any dirty dirt to be had on the man, it would have been on the front page of every newspaper in the United States by now.

Today's spinning by John Fund (are they kidding? Yeah, Fund's got all kinds of credibility, doesn't he?) and the rest of the GOP Kool Kids is nothing more than posturing.

>I've noticed that Du'ers can be a pretty fickle crowd, so I'm just wondering what your reaction is going to be if Fitzgerald lets Rove walk??<

Not going to happen. First of all, it's not a case of Patrick Fitzgerald "letting him walk". The grand jury votes to indict. Secondly, he's pretty thorough. It's hard to believe that Rove would have had five fun-filled visits to the grand jury (including the last 3 1/2 hours' worth of questioning by America's Hottest Prosecutor, which Rove described as "hell") if there was nothing going on.

The only way there's not going to be an indictment at this point (Julie confidently says,) is if Rove manages to pull the mother of all plea bargains out of a hat, and as part of that plea bargain, he's handing over those further up the food chain. I don't believe it's going to happen. If Libby couldn't manage it (and gosh, he's tried real hard, hasn't he?) it's not going to happen. I'm also wondering if Rove's attorney might be in trouble too. Jason Leopold said yesterday that he has previously been deposed in this case as a witness, which I found pretty interesting.

By the time our favorite guy is done, there will be nowhere to run and nowhere to hide. If they thought the fallout from Katrina/Hookergate/Abramoff/Delay/Cheney shooting the lawyer in the face was bad, this will make all of it look like a day in the park. He drew a straight line a couple of weeks ago into the Oval Office re: Valerie Plame's outing and the destruction of her network.

I'm old enough to remember Watergate. I watched the hearings. This is so, SO much worse, and we're living in a time in which the party of the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue does not have leadership with the integrity to demand that he resign for the good of the country, as the Republicans did when Nixon and his henchmen committed their crimes.

We watch and wait.
president for life of the PFEB

p.s. There are no photographs of PF on this thread? Well, I'm going to have to post one!

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  -Will you feel the same way about Fitzgerald if Rove is not indicted?? killerbush  May-08-06 12:34 PM   #0 
  - I don't feel anything for him  mdmc   May-08-06 12:35 PM   #1 
  - My opinion won't change  Ignacio Upton   May-08-06 12:36 PM   #2 
  - He's made Rove's life hell for a year or so now...  Virginia Dare   May-08-06 12:36 PM   #3 
  - I will be disappointed that Rove didn't get caught but Fitzgerald  Caution   May-08-06 12:36 PM   #4 
  - Agreed!!! n/t  LiberalPartisan   May-08-06 12:46 PM   #10 
  - Absolutely...  madame defarge   May-08-06 12:37 PM   #5 
  - I trust him too.  alyce douglas   May-08-06 01:52 PM   #25 
  - I've never been sold on Fitzgerald. I'm still concerned.  amBushed   May-08-06 12:39 PM   #6 
  - It is the grand jury who will or will not indict.  greatauntoftriplets   May-08-06 12:42 PM   #7 
  - That scenario would only present itself if there was nothing  NCevilDUer   May-08-06 12:42 PM   #8 
  - (And if Rove rolls over on someone, watch out!)  Drum   May-08-06 12:47 PM   #11 
     - Ewwww!  NCevilDUer   May-08-06 01:40 PM   #21 
  - Only if he indicts Deadeye Cheney and the Chimp  LiberalEsto   May-08-06 12:44 PM   #9 
  - Fitzgerald's a class act. No matter Rove's fate, I think Fitzgerald is  Old Crusoe   May-08-06 12:47 PM   #12 
  - Fitzgerald is doing his job. And he has a history of great success  MADem   May-08-06 12:51 PM   #13 
  - What if he doesn't indict Rove? It could mean Rove turned  alfredo   May-08-06 12:55 PM   #14 
  - I'll trade Rove for Cheney and/or Bush - but no one less. eom  leveymg   May-08-06 12:58 PM   #15 
     - Same here  alfredo   May-08-06 02:15 PM   #27 
  - Problem with the wording ...  NanceGreggs   May-08-06 01:00 PM   #16 
  - Sorry, you asked a non-question. You are asking the question as if  higher class   May-08-06 01:03 PM   #17 
  - Basically, it is up to Fitzgerald  killerbush   May-08-06 01:14 PM   #19 
     - Then it will be on his good judgment and the people who assist him.  higher class   May-08-06 01:44 PM   #22 
  - I don't "feel" things about Fitzgerald, I want him to do his job  incapsulated   May-08-06 01:07 PM   #18 
  - I admire Patrick Fitzgerald.  AtomicKitten   May-08-06 01:27 PM   #20 
  - I will the same about fitz  alyce douglas   May-08-06 01:50 PM   #23 
  - The man has honor and integrity - I would be disappointed if there's  BR_Parkway   May-08-06 01:51 PM   #24 
  - Yes.  Norquist Nemesis   May-08-06 01:54 PM   #26 
  - My belief...  sendero   May-08-06 02:31 PM   #28 
  - i'm with anything fitz does period...  peacetheonlyway   May-08-06 02:58 PM   #29 
  - It's hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys these days...  zanne   May-08-06 03:36 PM   #30 
  - My answer is your answer.  cat_girl25   May-08-06 04:11 PM   #31 
  - Steady cat_girl  killerbush   May-08-06 04:31 PM   #32 
     - LOL!  cat_girl25   May-08-06 07:11 PM   #34 
  - If Rove walks it won't be because Fitz "lets" him.  MrSlayer   May-08-06 05:12 PM   #33 
  - Rove's running scared. I believe he WILL indict  JulieRB   May-08-06 07:44 PM   #35 
  - Excellent post, Julie!  cat_girl25   May-08-06 08:54 PM   #37 
  - will be grand jury's fault as Fitz is seeking indictement, is he not?  usregimechange   May-08-06 07:45 PM   #36 
  - Yes, I think Fitz is a straight-shooter and politics doesn't matter. nt  caledesi   May-09-06 02:32 PM   #38 

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