Oddly enough, I hadn't read the James Coney testimony until I read this excerpt: The Bayesian Heresy: Godfather IV.
Bush as Corleone. Yes, the metaphor works for me.
Ashcroft put on an impressive performance when Gonzales went after him, but don't forget Aher. On the other hand, much of what we blamed Ashcroft for now seem to have come directly from Bush.