Bil Browning

Karl Rove is resigning!

Filed By Bil Browning | August 13, 2007 7:35 AM | comments

Filed in: Politics
Tags: BushCo, Karl Rove, Oval office, resignation, White House

I'm running out the door to go to work, but I had to share the best news I've heard in a long time...

Karl Rove is resigning!

The Cryptkeeper won't be turning in his keys until the end of August, just in time to try and avoid Congressional investigations. Hey Karl, Congress can bring you right back to town no matter what part of Texas you attempt to escape to. Just think, if Cheney were impeached or resigned, we'd have no leadership in the Oval Office.

Consider this today's open thread. If you were going to throw Karl his going-away party, what would the theme be?

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Zach Adamson | August 13, 2007 7:52 AM

Thank you Jesus!.. But its still a day late and a dollar short. he can still do plenty of damage from where ever he goes.
I think if we had a going away party, it would have to have an S/M theme. Im sure there would have to be good solid beating in public for even a small amount of satisfaction.

Steve Ralls | August 13, 2007 9:23 AM

Suddenly, in the midst of possible prosecution, Rove wants to spend more time with his family . . .

. . . sort of like Karen Hughes . . .

. . . sort of like Harriet Miers . . .

. . . sort of like Claude Allen . . .

. . . sort of like Dan Bartlett . . .

One has to wonder if it's gotten so bad that LAURA Bush will resign soon to "spend more time with her family."

Regardless, it's 'good riddance' to Rove. Are we sure his number didn't show up on the DC Madam phone list?

I would throw a Jimmy Hoffa themed going away party.
I shouldn’t need to say much more.

"Just think, if Cheney were impeached or resigned, we'd have no leadership in the Oval Office."

Refresh my memory, when has there been leadership in the Oval Office during the Bush admin?

I'm not as estatic about the Rove news. For one the damage has already been done.

So who's presidential campaign is Rove signing on to. That's gotta be about the only thing that would lure him away. I'm expecting an announcement any day now.

I don't know why everyone is so excited. We all know what this really means. It means he just got a fucking pay raise! Now, he's going to be making consultant rates instead of government employee rates, so he's now making 3 times as much money for half as much work.

Until he goes to jail for his crimes, we shouldn't be celebrating.

My design for Rove's going away party would be a costume party with a classic movie theme:

The honoree would be dressed in one of those oh-so-stylish black and white striped ensembles with hand and leg chain accessories. Of course, after the party the guest of honor would be escorted to his new retirement of several lovely federal institution set deep in the rural well-armed "personal attendants", where he'd spend the remainder of his days "socializing" with his fellow "retired" Republican officials.

In the UK, the BBC has been starting its reports: "The man said to be President Bush's brain is resigning ...." BBC have been running the story since 9am (4am US EDT)

Rebecca - that's fucking hilarious. :)

David - good point. I agree that sounds like a good possibility...