Trent Lott was On Hardball the other night when he wondered aloud whether Karl Rove should have all the power he does in the White House.
"The question is, should he be the deputy chief of staff for policy under the current circumstances?" Lott said. "Most presidents in recent years have a political adviser in the White House. The question is, should they be, you know, making policy decisions. That's the question you've got to evaluate."
Have you ever wondered whether Trent may be on a three-year crusade to get back at the Bushies for cutting him loose over the Strom Thurmond affair?
There's more noise on whether Rove should stay in the White House in today's Washington Post, which reports that he may, at the very least, find it necessary to make a formal apology to the White House staff and public for giving misleading testimony through the investigation. And he's not out of legal jeopardy, either, according to WaPo:
Fitzgerald is considering charging Rove with making false statements in the course of the 22-month probe, and sources close to Rove -- who holds the titles of senior adviser and White House deputy chief of staff -- said they expect to know within weeks whether the most powerful aide in the White House will be accused of a crime.
- Todd Stauffer
Nice quote today on my Excite page:
"If there is one thing upon this earth that mankind love and admire better than another, it is a brave man-- it is the man who dares to look the devil in the face and tell him he is a devil."
- -- James A. Garfield