Fill in the missing words in the shrill anti-Bush-Administration screed below.
Extra credit: Name the signers.
Mr. Gonzales has presided over an unprecedented crippling of the Constitution’s time-honored checks and balances.
He has brought the rule of law into disrepute, and debased honesty as the coin of the realm.
He has engendered the suspicion that partisan politics trumps evenhanded law enforcement in the Department of Justice.
He has embraced legal theories that could be employed by a successor to obliterate the _______ philosophy of ________ ________and ______ _________ celebrated by the Founding Fathers.
In sum, Attorney General Gonzales has proven an unsuitable steward of the law and should resign for the good of the country.
The President should accept the resignation, and set a standard to which the wise and honest might repair in nominating a successor, who will keep the law, like Caesar’s wife, above suspicion.
Answers at the jump.
Bruce Fein (Reagan DoJ)
Richard Viguerie (wingnut direct mail guru)
David Keene (American Conservative Union)
Bob Barr (formerly R- Georgia)
John Whitehead (Rutherford Institute)
Note that everything the letter accuses Gonzales of doing he did at the direction of Bush and Rove.
Water, gunn’els, rats.