The Wall Street Journal ed board has no sympathy: "The point is that the road to this legal jeopardy was paved by liberal intentions. No one can honestly claim he didn't see it coming, either."
Good bye, Faryl:
Yesterday, we said goodbye to intern Faryl Ury, our favorite student of Washington. With a keen mind and cheerful attitude, she made our lives so much easier. And she's a delightful member of the Harvard Crimson, furthering that paper's grand conspiracy to take over the world.
TODAY'S SCHEDULE (all times ET):
—8:30 am: The Commerce Department issues the International Trade report for June —8:30 am: The Labor Department issues the Producer Price Index for July —10:30 am: The Healthcare Leadership Council holds a media briefing to release a study on savings for seniors with the Medicare drug discount cards, Washington, DC —11:00 am: Navy Sectary Gordon England holds a briefing on the combatant Status Review Tribunals, Arlington, VA —11:13 am: DNC chairman Terry McAullife hosts conference call on the GOP convention —11:40 am: Secretary of State Colin Powell holds a meeting and working lunch with Pierre Pettigrew, minister of foreign affairs of Canada, Washington, DC —12:00 pm: Sen. John Kerry holds a front porch event at the home of Jeff and Claire Kronser, Springfield, OR —12:00 pm: Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage delivers commencement address and attends luncheon at the Texas A & M University, College Station, TX —12:15 pm: Sen. John Edwards holds a front porch event, Flint, MI —1:15 pm: Sen. Edwards attends a rally at Mott Community College, Flint, MI —2:15 pm: Elizabeth Edwards kicks off her first solo campaign stop, participating in a tour with working women at three local businesses, Columbus, OH —2:45 pm: Secretary of State Colin Powell holds a photo opportunity with the 2004 Cat of the Year "Colin," Washington, D.C. —3:00 pm: The National Campus Greens Convention begins its first of three days of events at the University of California Davis, Davis, CA —3:15 pm: Sen. Kerry brings the "Believe in America" tour to a close with a rally at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, OR —3:15 pm: President Bush speaks at the Small Business Summit, Portland, OR —4:15 pm: The Federal Reserve releases the weekly conditions report of large commercial banks —6:30 pm: Elizabeth Edwards hosts and African-American Women's Meet and Greet at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Cincinnati, OH —7:30 pm: Sen. Edwards attends an Olympic Opening Ceremonies Watch Party at the Rosemount High School Gymnasium, Rosemount, MN —10:20 pm: President Bush speaks at a Victory 200 Dinner at a private residence, Medina, WA