Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid grabbed headlines yesterday when he referred to former Joint Chiefs Chair General Peter Pace as “incompetent”. Some people suggested Politico misquoted Reid, but now the transcript of the tape’s been released and the truth comes out. And so do some of Reid’s thoughts on homophobic Surgeon General Nominee, Dr. James Holsinger and (allegedly) corrupt Attorney General, Alberto Gonzales.
REID: Look what this Justice Department has done. And now, with the Surgeon General, we have a man here who has written articles that I think are a little questionable as to in our modern society. He’s a medical doctor. And don’t worry, he’s gonna be looked at very closely.
BLOGGER QUESTION: What’s the next step on Gonzales?
REID: Well, I guess the President, he’s gotten rid of Pace because he could not get confirmed here in the Senate. Pace is also a yes-man for the President. I told him to his face, I laid it out last time he came in to see me. I told him what an incompetent man I thought he was. But he got rid of his Joint Chiefs of Staff chair, but he still hangs on to this failed Attorney General. And I guess he’s gonna [inaudible]. We’re gonna keep focusing on it. Every day that goes by, it seems he keeps giving. Now we’ve learned that the immigration judges are all graduates of Regent University, I guess.
Good to know Reid’s keeping his beady little eyes on Holsinger. Hopefully Reid and his comrades can take Holsinger down if he goes before Congress.