Tuesday, July 11, 2006

That's a shame

Rove given a hard time in Aspen. Didn't know what to say when asked about the Plame outing and whether he regretted it. "Hissed" at by the audience on a number of occasions, to which he mocked the Aspen attendees of having flown in on their private jets. Nice.

The Plame question was put to him by Walter Isaacson, as suggested by Bill Clinton the previous night. Clinton also prompted Isaacson to ask two further questions, on the tarring of Max Cleland in 2002 as unpatriotic and on the repeal of the estate tax while America is at war and the funds could be used for port security, for example. Good questions, almost stumped the dark master...