Democrats & Liberals:: Judiciary Democrats Unite Against Gonzales
Democrats & Liberals:: Judiciary Democrats Unite Against Gonzales: "Judiciary Democrats Unite Against Gonzales
In a new display of backbone, every Democratic member of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted against forwarding Alberto Gonzales' name to the whole Senate for confirmation.
The equally united Republican contingent overtook the nays, so that by a 10-8 vote Gonzales will go before the Senate for consideration.
That's right, the author of the apologia for the relaxation of the definition of torture who referred to the Geneva Conventions as quaint, now will be judged on whether he is qualified to serve as our nation's chief law enforcement officer."