Paul Liel at TPM Muckracker on the latest Gonzales/DOJ Hearing opening statements:
If there's been a more brutal treatment of a cabinet official before Congress in recent memory, I haven't seen it.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Ranking Member Arlen Specter (R-PA) failed to disguise their contempt for Alberto Gonzales in their opening statements. Leahy, after running down the laundry list of Gonzales' failures and instances of questionable testimony, said that the administration's stance on their surveillance programs was "just trust us." Well, "I don't trust you," said Leahy.
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