Things To Ask

There are really only two questions the Senate Judiciary Committee needs to ask Alberto Gonzales today:

  1. Why are you such a lying turkey?
  2. When are you going to resign?

But that would make for an unduly short hearing, so here are a few more questions, just to fill in the time:

That’s Mark Kleiman for TAP. In all seriousness, I hope the Democrats don’t screw this up. There’s a tension at these hearings between a party’s desire to accomplish something — find the truth, advance a partisan/ideological agenda, whataver — and individual Senators’ proclivity for preening and wasting time (yes, Joe Biden, I’m looking at you).