Sunday, July 29, 2007

'Meta-Data' and 'The Big "Unless"' 

For some reason, this passage in the most recent TPM post--

But then there is the big 'unless'.

Unless the president is party to the wrongdoing that placed the cabinet secretary in jeopardy. And that is clearly the case we have here, which explains the historical anomaly that the possibility of Gonzales' impeachment is even a topic of serious conversation.

--gave me a particularly Pynchonian chill. Have things gotten more Pynchonesque this summer?; or is it because I'm rereading The Crying of Lot 49; or is it that Josh Marshall has always liked to inflect the ongoing corruption stories with a little bit of an air of mystery?


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