Mukasey - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

This doesn’t sound too promising. To his credit, McCain steps up to the plate, defends Mukasey’s refusal to knuckle under to Democrats’ demands to render a definitive legal opinion on waterboarding and in the process reveals that this is all about nothing since McCain contends waterboarding is not in use currently. Sen. Specter also seemed to indicate that he has no issue with Mukasey’s response on waterboarding. Meanwhile, no word from the usually loquacious Sen. Schumer, who of course, welcomed Mukasey’s nomination. Will the Senate Dems actually vote him down in committee and deny a floor vote? It seems unbelievable but possible. And where by the way are the rest of the GOP contenders? Aside from McCain and Rudy, who has vigorously defended his colleague, the rest have been conspicuous by their silence on what is shaping up as another instance of remarkable Democratic obstructionism over an entirely contrived issue.

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link:

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!