a nearly-noon-time edition
of the "nightly nolo" here appears. . .
so, we see contempt bloom, as a small
flower, in the halls of congress, while
all around it bakes the desert of defiance
that is this white house, and this administration. . .
rep. jackson-lee of mississippi,
decrying the echoes of nixonian
stone-walling -- long ago defeated. . .
and rep. schiff, of california, laying
bare the nakedly-specious nature of
just about the entire white house
position on blanket executive privilege: