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what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

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what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]

what is missing from alberto gonzales’ e-mail delivereries. . .

as i wrote this post, primarily
about monica goodling
, it occurred
to me that i didn’t
remember seeing
any c.y.a. e-mail
from the attorney
general — at any
date — ordering or
directing his sub-
ordinates to pre-
serve e-mail, cal-
endars, phone-message-
logs, other documents
and/or records related
to the ongoing investigation of the
mass-firings of u.s. attorneys. . .

where is that e-mail? it would
plainly bolster his case that he
is cooperating — and, has done nothing
wrong — therefore has nothing to hide. . .

why hasn’t he done this?

it is pretty much a standard practice
employed by competent defense counsel
in organizational settings — ooh. wait:
i. think. i. just. answered. my. own. question.

never mind.

more seriously — i’ll have more on
this notion of the lack of an exonerating
contemporaneous record, here, later.

[updated — reader CTuttle, over at
firedoglake, alerts me this morning that,
whilst i was off-the-grid, emptywheel
speculated about much the same topic.
that is gratifying — “great minds“, and
all — but i’ve not found the link as
of yet — will post it here when i do. . .]