U.S. Attorney General ‘John Ashcroft’:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ashcroft ‘Resigns’:http://news.google.com/news?&q=john+ashcroft+resigns&btnG=Search+News:
bq. The demands of justice are both rewarding and depleting. I take great personal satisfaction in the record which has been developed. *The objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terror has been achieved.* The rule of law has been strengthened and upheld in the courts. Yet, I believe that the Department of Justice would be well served by new leadership and fresh inspiration. I believe that my energies and talents should be directed toward other challenging horizons.
Yes, now that Bush has been elected, the world is once again full of pink roses and and Osama Bin Laden has joined his neighbourhod church as a backup choir singer. The Bush government is really something – two weeks ago Bush was elected beacuse his opponent couldn’t possibly keep America safe from the big bad terrorist wolf, and Bush has managed it in a mere two weeks!
Of course, many around the world are wondering: _Am I correct in assuming that his resignation is what is bringing this achievement to pass?_
American politics sure is fascinating.
* ‘MSNBC: John Aschroft resignation letter’:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6446686/ :: Handwritten letter submitted to maintain confidentiality.
* ‘Slashdot:Politics: U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Resigns’:http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/11/09/2338246