One of the amazing things about this administration is that what starts out seeming like isolated pockets of corruption gradually takes shape as a pattern, only to be relevaled to be a way of life.
So it is with partisan prosecutions, and the corruption of the once proud US Attorneys offices of the US Dept. of Justice. First we had some bad apples. Then we had signs that the apples were being picked for their rottenness by people in Main Justice. And now we find that when someone gives a prosecutor testimony of having bribed a Republican, the loyal Bushies respond…by indicting a Democrat. Digby has as good an intro as any, as does the Carpetbagger's The hits just keep on coming: U.S. Attorney scandal reaches Mississippi and Did Rove, White House stymie criminal probe in Alabama?.