US Attorney Griffin resigns; will work for Fred Thompson campaign

As TalkLeft noted here, embattled Eastern District of Arkansas U.S. Attorney Tim Griffin resigned on Friday, reportedly to work for the Fred Thompson campaign, according to ArkansasBlog and CNN.

Griffin was one of those installed in the eight purged U.S. Attorney slots, reported everywhere. His predecessor was dumped December 21st, and Griffin was installed.

He refused to subject himself to Senate confirmation hearings, knowing he would be crucified for participating in Karl Rove's machinations to steal the Florida elections for Bush by the purge of African-American voters in Florida.

The Democrats in Arkansas were outraged.  He was toast.

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    now that's impressive! (none / 0) (#1)
    by cpinva on Sat Jun 02, 2007 at 11:04:13 AM EST
    a tainted u.s. attorney, working on the pres campaign of a mediocre actor/former senator.

    i wonder if that red pickup truck is still available, and if mr. griffin can drive a standard shift? lol

    Reprising A Previous Comment (none / 0) (#2)
    by Molly Bloom on Sat Jun 02, 2007 at 12:12:06 PM EST
    Rick Perlstein  points to a Weakly Standard article indicating one of Thompson's close advisors includes Ken Rietz, a former Watergate spy.

    If you are going to begin a campaign, I guess it is important to get people with experience....

    Thompson is putting his Watergate RSC knowledge to good use...

    I assume the hiring of Grifiin and Rietz means we can expect good ole boy Fred to run a clean campaign.

    or............................. (none / 0) (#3)
    by cpinva on Sat Jun 02, 2007 at 07:02:54 PM EST
    check to see how many rolls of duct tape his campaign has purchased. :)