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Could the more experienced and much cleaner Michael Chertoff, current head of Homeland Security replace beleaguered Alberto Gonzales?

That's what US News and World Report is suggesting in their Washington Whispers section,

'Officials say he's got fans on Capitol Hill, is untouched by the Justice prosecutor scandal, and has more experience than Gonzales did, having served as a federal judge and assistant attorney general."

But Chertoff is not as clean as his Capitol hill supporters might think, as we reported three years ago, before he was appointed homeland security chief. Alan Duncan's article, New Jersey and Terrorism… Perfect Together;  describes how Chertoff represented people with strong terrorist connections.

Still, Chertoff  could end up being better than Gonzales. A dead dog would be a better AG than Gonzales (there are yellow dog Dems, blue dog dems, why not a dead dog AG-- better because it can't lie. )

Chertoff would probably sail through the vetting process in the senate. 

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But who will replace him? Which Dick Cheney recommendation?

 

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I can't even begin to believe this, not for a ... by Michael Collins on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 8:47:14 PM
The more outlandish the more unbelievable with the... by Sandy Sand on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 9:10:30 PM
It's official.  It must be true.  He... by Sandy Sand on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 8:39:30 AM
A quick review of Chertoff's "highlights&... by Frank J. Ranelli on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 8:50:45 PM
PERFECT! Exactly what this administration does bes... by uluro on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 7:49:43 AM
Just take anyone who could have passed the LSAT te... by Margaret Bassett on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 9:08:57 PM
They're already dead dogs; they sure smell lik... by Sandy Sand on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 9:17:02 PM
This administration continues to find the sam... by Dusty Nathan on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 9:48:49 PM
If it's true that Bush will replace Gonzo with... by Jimmy Montague on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 10:04:06 PM
Well said, Mr. Montaque!Bush's bravado and fla... by Frank J. Ranelli on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 12:27:45 AM
It's bad enough that we have Chertoff heading ... by William Cormier on Saturday, Aug 25, 2007 at 11:01:03 PM
is that Chertoff is smarter than Gonzales.  H... by Rob Kall on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 12:13:29 AM
And who would replace Chertoff at Homeland Securit... by B York on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41:49 AM
The appointment of HSA Secretart Chertoff would be... by Robert Chapman on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 7:48:19 AM
Two points:   1- If Chertoff, as head of... by Sandy Sand on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 8:51:54 AM
Let me make it clear that I consider the right to ... by Robert Chapman on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 4:45:43 PM
At what point does "resiliency" become &... by Jimmy Montague on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 11:38:06 AM
Since you asked, I will offer the following: ... by Robert Chapman on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 4:56:49 PM
You're ready to accept a known incompetent who... by Jimmy Montague on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 9:59:00 PM
Where is the evidence of Chertoff's competent ... by Sheila Jackson on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 6:55:51 PM
Your point about Chertoff's competence is note... by Robert Chapman on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 6:19:44 PM
Unfortunately I think you may be right. Having a z... by Swami Bogananda on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 9:39:45 AM
Jesus Christ, why not just hand the entire country... by Ed Encho on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 10:15:56 AM
If Robert Chapman likes Chertoff, he simply MUST b... by Jimmy Montague on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 11:30:35 AM
Mr. Montague, your eloquence and good sense are si... by Robert Chapman on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 6:23:05 PM
Nobody who'd consider Chertoff for AG has got ... by Jimmy Montague on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:01:57 PM
Well said Eencho:And now the agent's ... by Munich on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 12:21:06 PM
Who would have ever 'thunkedit ? Chertoff as AG ? ... by VGF on Sunday, Aug 26, 2007 at 11:28:10 AM