February 01, 2005

When I was young I was poor and a whale ate me, but I survived, so hire me

Leading Republicans countered that the confirmation of Mr. Gonzales would mark a great day in American history, since he would be the first person of Hispanic descent to head the Justice Department.

These guys always pull this crap. Why don't they recognize that compelling personal stories don't mean squat compared to his or her past performance on the job? When they hire staff people do they specifically look for kids who grew up in barrios or ghettos, or do they look for people who've shown the ability, the honesty and the integrity to do the damn job they're interviewing for?


Posted by Linkmeister at February 1, 2005 04:02 PM