Paul Krugman wracks his brain for the noun that best sums up a person would drag the Justice Department into the mud and then pretend to be a martyr and say crap like this:
I consider myself a casualty, one of the many casualties of the war on terror.
I have to say, my extensive vocabulary of profanity is failing me here. I think this is the sort of challenge that might stump George Carlin. What it comes down to is this: Gonzalez should be in prison right now, but instead he’s making tens of thousands of dollars per speaking engagement. Asshole doesn’t get the right to complain.