The current Congress has shown no inclination to investigate the Bush administration. Last year The Boston Globe offered an illuminating comparison: when Bill Clinton was president, the House took 140 hours of sworn testimony into whether Mr. Clinton had used the White House Christmas list to identify possible Democratic donors. But in 2004 and 2005, a House committee took only 12 hours of testimony on the abuses at Abu Ghraib.Think about that one...
Monday, October 16, 2006
Krugman on change in control
Krugman today, "One-Letter Politics," reminds people of the ridiculous priorities the Republican congress has exhibited and suggests people think hard about whether a change in control of congress will matter: