Pluses? First hispanic Attorney General.
Minuses? Um, well . . .
- there's that part about how he thinks it's okay to ignore US law and our international treaties against torture (see the memo here about how the Geneva conventions don't apply).
- he is the architect and defender of the Guantanamo policies that have been systematically repudiated by mutiple federal judges.
- and I guess it might be subideal that Gonzales was a partner in the law firm that represented Enron
Update: galiel over at kos thinks that the AG spot was a bone to Gonzales since they want to pass him over for the Supreme Court. Of course, his corollary is the one most feared by everyone sane the left: that the court seat is being saved for Ashcroft. [shiver]
Update 2: a limerick for the nominee (via Body and Soul)