Cruel and the Gang

Kids, are you confused about all the Chimpy White House scandals? Too many to keep track of? Well, the good folks at Slate have made life a little bit easier for you. They have a wonderful post with an awesome graphic that sorts out the Crimes and Misdemeanors of Chimpy & Company.

Original DVD cover.

This is from the text-only version:

John Ashcroft
Justice Department
Attorney General
Implicated in:
Coercive interrogation, DoJ hiring, wiretapping

Lt. Col. Diane Beaver
U.S. Armed Forces
Staff Judge Advocate at Guantanamo
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Joshua Bolten
White House
Chief of Staff
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings

George Bush
White House
President
Implicated in:
Coercive interrogation, CIA tapes, and wiretapping

Jay Bybee
Office of Legal Council
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Richard Cheney
Office of the Vice President
Vice President
Implicated in:
Coercive interrogation, CIA tapes, wiretapping

Michael Chertoff
Department of Justice
Criminal Division
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Michael Elston
Department of Justice
Former Chief of Staff to Paul McNulty
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings and politicized hiring

Doug Feith
Department of Defense
Undersecretary of Defense for Policy (No. 3 at the Pentagon)
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Timothy Flanigan
White House
Deputy Counsel
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Alberto Gonzales
White House and Department of Justice
White House Counsel, Attorney General
Implicated in
: coercive interrogation, wiretapping, destruction of CIA tapes, U.S. attorney firings, politicized hiring.

Monica Goodling
Department of Justice/White House
White House liaison and senior counsel to Alberto Gonzales
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings and politicized hiring

William J. (Jim) Haynes II
Department of Defense
General Counsel
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Paul J. McNulty
Department of Justice
Deputy Attorney General
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings

Harriet Miers
White House
White House Counsel
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings, CIA tape destructions

Colin Powell
State Department
Secretary of State
Implicated in:
Coercive interrogation

Condoleezza Rice
White House, State Department
National Security Adviser, Secretary of State
Implicated in:
Coercive interrogation

Jose Rodriguez
CIA
Head of Clandestine Services
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

Karl Rove
White House
Deputy Chief of Staff
Implicated in:
U.S. Attorney firings

Donald Rumsfeld
Department of Defense
Secretary of Defense
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation

D. Kyle Sampson
Department of Justice
Former Chief of Staff to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Implicated in:
U.S. attorney firings

Bradley J. Schlozman
Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Implicated in:
politicized hirings

John Yoo
Department of Justice
Office of Legal Counsel
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation, wiretapping.

David Addington
Office of the Vice President
General Counsel and Chief of Staff
Implicated in:
coercive interrogation, wiretapping, destruction of the CIA tapes

Run, don’t walk, over there and read the entire thing, kids! There is so, so much more. The charges and accusations are all spelled out. It’s a fascinating read.

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8 responses to “Cruel and the Gang

  1. nightowl724

    I think you featured Cheney in yellow before. It “suits” him (get it?).

    Mr. I-Hide-in-Bunkers-and-Behind-Executive-Privilege.

    I wish this list would be at top of the TV and radio news, on the front page of every newspaper, pushed onto every web site, and blinking from the Goodyear blimp!

    This is great stuff, nonnie! Kudos for the title, too, and the new “signature” on the poster.

  2. originally, i was going to have chimpy in the banana yellow, but then thought that since cheney is the real boss, he should be in the middle. you are right, yellow does fit deadeye dick.
    you noticed the sig! πŸ˜† i usually use the same one all the time, but lately, i have been trying out new ones every once in a while. the title came to me surprisingly quickly and easily this time. it just seemed to fit.

  3. watercarrier4diogenes

    Great one, Nonnie! (as usual)

    You could add CIA Torture Tape destruction to Jose Rodriguez’ rap sheet, IIRC.

  4. thanks wc4d! πŸ˜€
    you do remember correctly. this is slate‘s list, not mine. i included jose in the tape destruction in a previous poster.

  5. jeb

    Wait, Cheney’s not implicated in shooting a hunting buddy in the face while intoxicated?

  6. jeb,
    he was on the list for shooting a guy in the face, but he shot the investigator who put him on the list for that in the face.

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