Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl Rove.Is anyone really surprised?
During the course of that meeting, Fitzgerald served attorneys for former Deputy White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove with an indictment charging the embattled White House official with perjury and lying to investigators related to his role in the CIA leak case, and instructed one of the attorneys to tell Rove that he has 24 hours to get his affairs in order, high level sources with direct knowledge of the meeting said Saturday morning.
More importantly, what does America have to look forward to now that Bush's political brain may no longer be in a position to tell him what to do or plan strategy for him for the all-important midterm elections--elections that, should they result in a Democratic takeover of either chamber of Congress, will likely spell the end of Bush's ability to destroy this nation with impunity?
As the spectre of impeachment and removal from office looms like a perpetual cloud over the Shrub's head, and the rats continue to desert the sinking ship like Bush did the Texas Air National Guard, things are probably becoming very uncomfortable in the White House. People probably dare not speak above a whisper, or mention certain, forbidden subjects.
More as news develops.