Sunday, April 29, 2007

Josh Marshall on the Prosecutor Firings

Never has there been a better example of the power that has been given to the people by well run investigative blog sites. Read or watch the video of Josh Marshall from talkingpointsmemo.com give Bill Moyers Journal his perspective on the role of politics in the recent firings of federal prosecutors.

For six years the Democrats in Congress have suffered from what Jon Stewart might call subpoena envy. As the minority they didn't have the power to order anyone to testify before their hearings. But that's changed. Democrats are now in the majority, and they're issuing subpoenas as fast and furious as Zeus hurled thunderbolts from Mount Olympus. Read transcript or watch video here.

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