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August 02, 2007

"And as the Greek philosopher Plotinus, who I also heard about at the Deke House at State, said many centuries later..."

The AP reports re: ongoing hearings on the U.S. Attorney firings that today "Bush aide offers little in testimony to Congress". And before an unamused Senate Judiciary Committee, this young guy cites, sort of, the poet Homer, apparently a favorite at the Bush White House:

“I hope that you can appreciate the difficulty of my situation,” [J. Scott] Jennings said. “It makes Odysseus’ voyage between Scylla and Charybdis seem like a pleasure cruise.”

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at August 2, 2007 11:58 PM


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