Sunday, January 11, 2009

Obama Closes Door on Bush Prosecutions

This is in response to George Snuffelophegous's question to Obama on his show today:

Paraphrasing, "nobody is above the law, on the other hand, I believe we should look forward not backward.." Sounds like a "no" to me. It wouldn't be a complicated answer if he didn't want it to be.

Obama probably knows pursuing charges against Bush could hurt him on two fronts--1) on his ability to bring the country together and get reelected and 2) complicating his own efforts to break free from Chicago machine slimeballs. He also has to know that people like Nancy Pelosi, Jay Rockefeller and Jane Harmon are in up to their elbows in propagating the policies in question and any investigation would bring that out, along with some historical revelations about his own Secretary of State nominee.

By the way, is THIS the same "Bob Fertik" that helped to found One can see why Obama needs to be careful in moving forward on this front in the next few months. One way might be to appoint a party loyalist who's on record against 'torture' to head the CIA. For awhile, at least.

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