Friday, March 23, 2007

DeLay Delays Laying Blame on DeLay

Former House Republican Majority Leader Tom DeLay is trying to reverse his well-earned public disgrace by making the rounds of the talk-show circuit to promote his new book, No Retreat, No Surrender.

In case anyone has forgotten that DeLay has only himself to blame, The Houston Chronicle has published two excellent columns this week, recalling why even fellow Republicans wanted DeLay out of his position and out of the House.

Cragg Hines’ summary of the book? “What a crock.” The fuller critique is at

Julie Mason’s telling point: DeLay says he was targeted “for simply being conservative.” How is it, then, that no one has targeted Rep. Kevin Brady of The Woodlands or Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison or John Cornyn? She dispenses several other doses of reality at

I planned to add this post as a comment at Tom DeLay’s blog, but DeLay will not allow posts unless his editor screens them first. His blog is at

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