Palace Revolt

They were loyal conservatives, and Bush appointees. They fought a quiet battle to rein in the president’s power in the war on terror. And they paid a price for it. A NEWSWEEK investigation.

From MSNBC.com

With Bush’s poll numbers in the high 30s and low 40s; it looks like the administration is aiming lower. And the only way to do it is to start alienating traditional conservatives and the libertarian wings of the GOP.

And this is in addition to the GOP break over Abramoff’s records and over the domestic surveillance program