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Before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rove aide Scott Jennings waxes poetic, claims executive privilege and says Hatch Act violations are just Karl's

Before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Rove aide Scott Jennings waxes poetic, claims executive privilege and says Hatch Act violations are just Karl's way of saying thanks.

Leslie Southwick, uber-conservative Bush choice for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, can thank Diane Feinstein for getting his nomination out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

President Bush uses the Minneapolis bridge disaster to bludgeon Congressional Democrats over spending bills. But along the Gulf Coast, the courts and the Bush administration let Katrina victims down - again.

The right-wing blond brigade is back in the news. CNN may try out Laura Ingraham, the famed Bush adviser and GOP phone jammer, while Ann Coulter may still be in a jam over her vote fraud in Florida.

Back in DC, Alberto Gonzales plays "I Have a Secret."

And President Bush - and America - celebrate an unhappy 7th anniversary.

Guest blogging the Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your links, recommendations, comments and angst to mbr AT perrs.ectives DOT com.

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