I don’t want to steal any attention from the amazing story being dug up by Josh Marshall’s group, so click through to read the whole thing. Then think about calling your local news outlet to see whether it’s on their radar.
So far the White House has fired seven US Attorneys, many of whom were working on cases of corruption in the Republican Congress and in the White House. A convenient clause in the PATRIOT Act renewal lets the White House appoint replacements, permanently, without Congressional approval and they seem to be availing themselves of that.
I only hope that the estate of Richard Nixon is getting royalties.