From the daily archives: Saturday, April 28, 2007

Update: Irony Alert! Official Caught Using Escort Service Demanded Anti-Prostitution ?Loyalty Oaths?

You have to think this one is gonna get bigger (ht BSB and reader tip):

Randall L. Tobias, the deputy secretary of state responsible for U.S. foreign aid, abruptly resigned yesterday after he was asked about an upscale escort service allegedly involved in prostitution, U.S. government sources said.

Tobias resigned after ABC News contacted him with questions about the escort service, the sources said. ABC News released a statement last night saying Tobias acknowledged Thursday that he had used the service to provide massages, not […]

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Good stuff:

WASHINGTON (CNN) — When it comes to Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment — “Thou shalt not speak ill of thy fellow Republicans” — GOP presidential candidates seem to be losing their religion…Republican candidates have been speaking a lot of ill — sometimes quite directly.

It has been said that when Democrats lose an election, they form a circular firing squad. Last year, Republicans lost. So it’s their turn to fire on one another.

Conservatives argue Republicans lost because they veered from their conservative principles on issues like the deficit…The top-tier Republican candidates are all suspect to solid conservatives, who […]

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from Think Progress:

Bush to receive Iraq bill on ?Mission Accomplished? day.

CNN has confirmed that Congress? Iraq withdrawal legislation will be delivered to President Bush on Tuesday, making it highly likely that Bush will veto the bill on the four year anniversary of his infamous ?Mission Accomplished? speech

Yep. Love me some irony…

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