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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Karl Rove in Trouble?

Image from source, Think Progress.
For the first two thirds of the Dubya administration, I wished all sorts of festering pustules and other maladies upon Karl Rove. There were a lot of figures in that group for me to loathe, but Rove was at the top of my list. After the outing of CIA agent, Valerie Plame Wilson, the heat was turned up under Rove, and I had dreams of the proverbial frog-march in shackles, but it never came to pass. Still, Rove was ejected from the White House, and installed as a lowly "Republican strategist" on FOX "News." Where he clearly fit in.

Flash forward a bit, and Rove had become a power-player, a king-maker! I sat stupefied, wondering how this lowly, sleazy, skeevy toad could have landed so squarely on his cloven feet. To make matters worse, he was playing both roles, the behind-the-scenes (purse) string puller, and the on-camera commenter. If I happened upon FOX, and caught him and Liz Cheney at the same time, it was enough to almost give me an aneurism.

And then? I had a schadenfreudegasm. All of Rove's best-laid plans collapsed on election night. Even better, he was on camera as it toppled, awkwardly and futilely trying to pull his alternate reality into existence. He had egg on his face. And he spent the (Sheldon Adelson) casino's money with no return! Is someone measuring him for cement shoes? Well, we don't know yet. But it would seem that Rove might have other problems. . .

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EXCLUSIVE: Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS Never Filed Legally Required Registration

When Karl Rove’s Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (GPS) formed in 2010, it established its official address in Warrenton, VA, and registered with the Internal Revenue Service a tax-exempt 501(c)(4) “social welfare organization.” It apparently did not, however, register as a charitable organization with the Commonwealth of Virginia, as appears was legally required. . .

Read more at: Think Progress

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