Rove: Attorney Scandal ‘A Lot Of Politics’


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.