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View Diary: BREAKING (Ok, not really): Why we should be happy about Obama's nomination for US Attorney. (321 comments)

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  •  Tell that to Karl Rove. (4+ / 0-)
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    skayne, Ken in MN, m00finsan, annrose

    Do you really not remember the scandalous way US attorneys were fired for political reasons? Sure, the job isn't drawn up to be political, but it sure as shit can be politicized.

    •  The whole of government has been politicized... (0+ / 0-)

      ...8 years of Bu$hCo saw to that.  They quit hiring people based on job qualifiations and hired only people who agreed with them politcally.  They embedded political operatives within the civil service ranks in every Executive Branch department.  It will take years to weed this out of the system...

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