It's good to see Jack back...Making the video now, but Cafferty went off on Rove and the Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales over the firing of of federal prosecutors and US attorney's for political gain.
Cafferty: And it's not enough that the Attorney General of the United States is a glorified water boy for the White House. The Bush administration also is admitting now that its #1 political HACK, Karl Rove passed along complaints from Republican lawmakers about US attorney's to the Justice Department and the WH counsel's office. A political advisor---playing a role in the hiring and firing of US attorney's. It's disgraceful.
Cafferty: If you look up the word weasel in the dictionary Wolf, you'll see Alberto Gonzales's picture there.
Wolf: You don't like him?
Cafferty: That is correct, I don't.
Here's a C&L question: How long does Alberto have left in office? (full transcript below the fold)
CAFFERTY: For the sake of the nation, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
should step down. Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer also said Gonzales'
putting politics above the law and that he has shown more allegiance to
President Bush than to Americans' legal rights. As examples, Schumer
points to the FBI's illegal snooping into people's private lives, as
well as the controversy surrounding the Justice Department's firing of
Schumer isn't the only one questioning Gonzales. Democratic Senator Joe
Biden says Gonzales has "lost the confidence of the vast majority of the
American people." A New York Times editorial says the attorney general,
quote, "has never stopped being consiglieri to Mr. Bush's imperial
And it's not enough that the attorney general of the United States is a
glorified water boy for the White House, the Bush administration also is
admitting now that its number one political hack, Karl Rove, passed
along complaints from Republican lawmakers about U.S. attorneys to the
Justice Department and to the White House counsel's office. A political
adviser playing a role in the hiring and firing of U.S. attorneys. It's
Here's the question. Should U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
resign? E-mail your thoughts to CAFFERTYFILE@CNN.com or go to
If you look up the word weasel in the dictionary, Wolf, you'll see
Alberto Gonzales' picture there.
BLITZER: You don't like him.
CAFFERTY: That's correct. I don't.
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