Person of the Day: Karl Rove

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KARL ROVE, previously untouchable Bush mastermind, now finally fingered by the consequences of his own “genius.” Emails now reveal the connection between the firing of Federal Prosecutor Bud Cummins in favor of the placement of Rove’s favored hatchet man, Timothy Griffin (famous for “helping” vote counts along, especially in minority districts in Arkansas). Better late than never.

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