A smackdown in Congress
The corruption and incompetence of the Bush Interior Dept. are legend at this point, so I won’t rehash it all here (though I can’t resist linking to this).
Instead, I’ll just report that today, in a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Endangered Species Act, Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) laid into Interior Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett. He accused her of being responsible for incompetence and “political hackery,” and told her she should resign because, and I quote, "you refuse to acknowledge how sick this situation is."
She disagreed. Vociferously. Words were exchanged. Entertainment!
You can watch the video here.