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Caught lying... for about the 37,5412nd time... and he gives that classic smart-allec smirk, like he always does... The kind of expression that screams for a brick to smash into it.
Rove Issues Non-Denial Of Role In Seigelman Case: ‘I Read About It In The Newspaper’ ...
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed former White House aide Karl Rove to determine his knowledge and role in the decision to prosecute former Democratic governor of Alabama Don Siegelman.
ABC’s This Week host George Stephanopolous asked Rove if he was directly or indirectly involved in Siegelman’s prosecution. Having trouble coming up with a coherent explanation, Rove simply offered this legalistic non-denial denial. “I learned about Don Siegelman’s prosecution by reading about it in the newspaper,” Rove said.
When Stephanopolous continued to press Rove about his involvement in the case, Rove stuttered and stammered, then responded by again saying he learned about it in the newspaper. Stephanopolous astutely noted, “That’s not a denial”:
STEPHANOPOLOUS: But to be clear, you did not contact the Justice Department about this case?
ROVE: I read about — I’m going to simply say what I’ve said before which is, I found out about Don Siegelman’s investigation and indictment by reading about it in the newspaper.
STEPHANOPOLOUS: But that’s not a denial.
ROVE: Uh. I’ve — I’ve — I’ve — uh — you know, I read about it. I heard about it, read about it, learned about it for the first time by reading about it in the newspaper.
Trying to defend himself, Rove said “everyone who was supposedly on that telephone call” — which points to Rove’s involvement in the case — says it “never took place.” But when Stephanopolous pointed out that there is a cell phone record of the call, Rove had nowhere to go.
Unfortunately for Rove, dealing with the House Judiciary Committee isn’t going to be as easy as ducking questions on a Sunday talk show. As committee chairman Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) said recently, “We’re closing in on Rove. Someone’s got to kick his ass.”
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more fun from thinkprogress (nice try, and hiding your source) , how many times do we have to discredit this?
I know you want to believe that Roves is some evil genius, but the anser is, your just that dumb.
And here's our profoundly conservative moderator setting an epic example... how was i "hiding" the source? my how you do fabricate a scenario that doesn't exist...
as for discrediting it, how bout once? i've yet to see anyone explain things away for Pig Boy Rove regarding this one... as for intelligence, please don't embarrass yourself beyond all doubt by questioning the level of anyone else's intelligence in comparison with your own...
Wonder what the reaction would be if someone wanted to smash a brick in BHO or Teddy k"s face??
More tolerance from the peace loving left.
"Some guys play in all-star games, some guys don't. I don't know who picks all those all-star teams. In all honesty, I don't know who picks the combine, for that matter," Belichick said. "How does (Miami-Ohio offensive lineman Brandon) Brooks not get invited to the combine? How did Vollmer not get invited to the combine? I don't know. We can't really worry about that. We just have to try to evaluate them the best we can."