Mainly, they make promises to get to the bottom of issues. But ask yourselves this? How long have we been waiting for the promised follow up with "leakers?"
"I acknowledge that mistakes were made here. I accept that responsibility," Gonzales told a brief news conference at the Justice Department.That doesn't do anything to repair the reputation of those who were fired in the first place. Whamo! Pure Rovian politics as usual! Float the lies and let them deal with the aftermath; the very foundation of "swiftboat" activism.
"My pledge to the American people is to find out what went wrong here, to assess accountability and to make improvements so the mistakes that occurred in this instance do not occur again in the future," he said.