The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Bush hands judgeship to Abramoff prosecutor

Jan 30, 2006

Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a major fundraiser for George W. Bush, is under federal prosecution for corruption. He has made a deal with the prosecution to name names.

“Coincidentally,” George W. Bush just appointed the head prosecutor on the case to a federal judgeship. The prosecutor will leave the case immediately.

Feeling a little defensive, Mr. Bush?