Washington Post's Op-Ed Comedy Corner:
Shorter Willian Otis
(a former federal prosecutor):
Convicted felons with access to big money, like Lewis Libby, shouldn't do jail time. They should only pay fines.
Shorter Robert Novak
John Edwards' presidential ambitions are at risk because the following Democrats aren't impressed with the guy:
- Mark Siegel (A 35-year party insider who also was, and remains, a big-time lobbyist.)
- Bob Shrum
- James Carville (who co-signed a letter asking the judge to show lenience toward Libby)
Shorter David Ignatius
It's not Republican cronyism, utopian neocon ideology, or Cheney-and-Rumsfeld orchestrated fake intel that's the problem. Our response to Hurricane Katrina and the chain of errors that spawned the disaster of Iraq are symptoms of a disease of noncommunication. We cannot access the expertise we possess.