Another Big Resignation

Today it’s Colin Powell:

Colin Powell has resigned as secretary of state, becoming the latest member of President Bush’s Cabinet to depart for his second term, sources told NBC News on Monday.

UPDATE: From ABC News: Condoleeza Rice to Be Named Secretary of State.


Seriously, how far is it possible to fail upward in this administration?


marnie webb

November 15, 2004
9:53 pm

more frightening: who will replace Rice?

Jason Lefkowitz

November 15, 2004
10:55 pm

ABC says it is going to be Stephen Hadley, Rice’s deputy.
Mr. Hadley is perhaps best known for — yes, I can’t believe this either — taking the blame for inserting the later-proved-incorrect “Saddam Hussein tried to get uranium from Africa” into President Bush’s 2003 State of the Union address:
So apparently the consequence of causing perhaps one of the biggest embarrassments the Administration has seen yet is… a promotion!

Sandy Smith

November 16, 2004
1:38 am

“Seriously, how far is it possible to fail upward in this administration?”
Um, you saw who was at the top of the winning ticket on November 2, right?