Imus say, "I'm not a bad person." Wolfowitz says, "I made a mistake." Gonzales has to cancel his regular commitments in order to practice his testimony before the Judiciary Committee. Monica Goodling says she will assert her fifth amendment rights if called to testify about her eager role in the corruption of the Justice Department. Kyle Sampson lied to Congress & tonight his lawyer spins a sophistical web of rhetoric to obscure his client's dishonesty. Tasia Scolinos, spokesperson for the Attorney General of the United States sends an email saying thet the policy is to "muddy the coverage up a bit." John McCain, Joseph Lieberman, & the president insist that the United States must continue pushing bodies into the meat grinder of Iraq. The American Right is so profoundly corrupt as to present a clear & present danger to the nation. This Jonathan Ernst image of Wolfowitz from Reuters is a Rembrandtian study of corruption. It catches the shadows of moral turpitude & the posture of self-pity in the aspect ratio of modern conservatism.