I was a bit under the weather Tuesday. The cold snap stole my voice for the better part of the day, so I really took it easy and didn't even venture into Bloglines to see what the rest of the world was talking about. Finally waded into things a few moments ago and - SURPRISE - the topics are pretty much what you'd expect. Bush. Iraq. Iran. Congress. So, with that in mind, here's something to help you warm up.
A familiar pattern is taking shape: a qualified, competent official joins Bush’s counterterrorism team, grows frustrated by the administration’s priorities, resigns, and joins the Dems. The latest is Todd Hinnen. A counterterrorism adviser to President Bush is leaving the White House to join the staff of a prominent Democratic senator gearing up to investigate the administration’s war [...]