|Novak Unloads on Al Gonzales|
|by Tom Pauken||Fri, Aug 31, 2007, 09:27 AM|
Conservative columnist Robert Novak has harsh words for former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales who resigned from that post this week. In a column for , Novak says of Gonzales’ appointment as AG: “it would be hard to find anyone so inappropriate for the job”.
Novak described how he first met Gonzales during the first year of the Bush Administration when Gonzales was serving as Bush’s White House Counsel: “I met Gonzales for the first time in 2001 when, along with other conservative journalists, I went to the White House for a background briefing on the new president's judicial nominations by presidential counsel Gonzales. I was stunned by the incoherence by the briefer. After checking with several Republican senators, I received the same verdict. Their judgment was that Gonzales was not qualified for a senior government position.”
Nor was the conservative columnist impressed with Gonzales handling of the
To read the entire Novak column, link here.
written by RelicMM , August 31, 2007
Thanks for the link to Novak's columnn, Tom. I value his opinion highly. I am wading through his lengthy autobiography and reliving the political skullduggery of the last 50 years that no columnist in my estimation has consistently analyzed any better than Robert Novak.
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