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Rove: Attorney Scandal ‘A Lot Of Politics’

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Karl Rove was asked about the U.S. Attorney purge during an event today in Troy, AL. There was no talk of “mistakes” made or actions not “handle[d] properly,” a phrase White House Press Secretary Tony Snow used today.

Instead, Rove repeated the false ‘Clinton did it too’ line several times, and concluded: “This to my mind is a lot of politics, and I understand that’s what Congress has the right to play around with, and they’re gonna do it.” Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2007/03/roveplay.320.240.flv]

UPDATE: Paul Kiel has more.

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