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posted by Mdv2
“ . . any way, Gates cannot be worse than Bolton, as a matter of fact I think he's capable enough to do the job . . I watched yesterday . . one senator questioned him about the Chinese threat. Does anyone have more information on that? [Edited by Don W]
Originally posted by donwhite
posted by Hal9000
I think GW just sacrificed a rook to gain a bishop.
Your anology is apt, but is it not true that in the end game a rook is worth more than a bishop?
Bolton's recess appointment was set to expire when the 109th Congress ends. That event is usually marked by the Speaker of the House banging his gavel and saying in the immortal words of Sam Rayburn, Sine Die.