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We all knew this was coming

When the US Attorney scandal broke last year, we knew what the Republicans were planning. They were going to try to catch every prominent Democrat at anything and literally make a federal case out of it in this very important election year. Spitzer should have known better but in a way, it’s a good thing that all of this is coming to light now. It might not save Spitzer’s career but it may expose to the public what the impact of the Justice Department shenanigans has been and *will* be until the Bushies are out of office. (And what about FISA? Should Democrats everywhere assume that all of  their phone, email, internet connections are compromised?  It’s a safe bet.)

Jane Hamsher, at FireDogLake, has some very good, “Hey, wait a minute” questions that are probably just the tip of a very dirty iceberg. As for Spitzer, I understand urges and needs and everything. And maybe your wife was cool with it. Not my business. But this year, you should have made an extra effort to keep your pants on.