McClellan Gets Fried Over Rove

Suddenly the press has some balls. Maybe we should jail more of them. The press started grilling McClellan on his stance on the Plame/Rove incident. Scott keeps maintaining that he won’t comment on an ongoing investigation (even though he had before). Not sure which journalist this is:

QUESTION: Scott, this is ridiculous. The notion that you’re going to stand before us, after having commented with that level of detail, and tell people watching this that somehow you’ve decided not to talk. You’ve got a public record out there. Do you stand by your remarks from that podium or not?

MCCLELLAN: I’m well aware, like you, of what was previously said. And I will be glad to talk about it at the appropriate time. The appropriate time is when the investigation…

QUESTION: (inaudible) when it’s appropriate and when it’s inappropriate?

MCCLELLAN: If you’ll let me finish.

QUESTION: No, you’re not finishing. You’re not saying anything. You stood at that podium and said that Karl Rove was not involved. And now we find out that he spoke about Joseph Wilson’s wife. So don’t you owe the American public a fuller explanation. Was he involved or was he not? Because contrary to what you told the American people, he did indeed talk about his wife, didn’t he?

MCCLELLAN: There will be a time to talk about this, but now is not the time to talk about it.

QUESTION: Do you think people will accept that, what you’re saying today?

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5 responses to “McClellan Gets Fried Over Rove”

  1. Jeff Avatar

    Wow. Oh, and when I first read your entry title, I thought it said “McClellan Gets Fired Over Rove.” Sigh…

  2. sam Avatar

    I had the pleasure of hearing it on Air America today. I was floored.

  3. Andy Avatar

    Nah. Hopefully that’s next. Actually I’d rather Rove get fired. But we all know he’ll get a Presidential Pardon anyway.

  4. Brandon Avatar

    Nothing is going to happen, these guys are slicker than 2 gay guys after sex. Rove will use his little “i didn’t say her name” trick to get out of jail and then either he will stay on at the white-house (doubtful) or more likely he will get out of the spotlight so he can dine on the souls of the young uninterrupted.

  5. Andy Avatar

    Yup. At first I thought this would turn on the word ‘knowingly’ but I bet now it is going to be ‘well, I didn’t say her actual name!’

    What a bunch of assclowns.

    That’ll be as stupid as ‘it depends on what your definition of ‘is’ is’…

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