One of the 9 prosecutors fired by the Bush administration, causing a war between Liberals and Conservatives, has just been rehired by the Obama administration. There are going to be 2 arguments here....LAS VEGAS — President Obama on Friday nominated one of the nine federal prosecutors controversially fired by the Bush administration to retake his old job.
The renomination of the former United States attorney, Daniel G. Bogden, to the post for Nevada, came at the urging of Senator Harry Reid, Democrat of Nevada and the majority leader.
Mr. Reid said in a statement that he supported Mr. Bogden because he was “a highly qualified and skilled lawyer who served Nevada well before being wrongly removed from office.” Mr. Reid’s spokesman, Jon Summers, said the senator was “trying to right that wrong.”
The hyperpartisan Liberal argument - Obama hired back an honest prosecutor who was fired for refusing to conduct witch hunts on Democrats, while giving Republican crooks a free ride.
The hyperpartisan Conservative argument - Obama hired the prosecutor to dis the Bush administration, which had fired him for being incompetent. Hiring a prosecutor who was fired for incompetence shows that the Obama administration is incompetent.
I suspect that the truth is going to be somewhere between these 2 extremes. This is where the rest of you come in. Where, exactly, between these 2 extremes does the truth lie, or does one extreme or the other represent the truth?
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