Gone and sadly not forgotten, Karl Rove weighs in to Obama and the ever close US election.
Having resigned from the White House implicated in the Plume Affair, an email scandal and being charged with manipulating Iraq threat to the US pre invasion as part of the 'White House Iraq Group'
Quoting one of WHIG's members without identifying him or her by name, the Washington Post explained that the task force's mission was to “educate the public” about the threat posed by Saddam and (in the reporters' words) 'to set strategy for each stage of the confrontation with Baghdad'. Rove's 'strategic communications' task force within WHIG helped write and coordinate speeches by senior Bush administration officials, emphasizing in September 2002 the theme of Iraq's purported nuclear threat.
The White House Iraq Group was 'little known' until a subpoena for its notes, email, and attendance records was issued by CIA leak investigator Patrick Fitzgerald in January 2004, a legal move first reported in the press and acknowledged by the White House on March 5, 2004
Now he chooses to become vocal in the run up to the election - footage broadcast Sunday 10th August 08
With friends like these ... as the saying goes.
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