27 August 2007

Gonzo & Godel

Nearly a century ago, Kurt Godel shattered expectations of a complete system of logic and math. "No system can be self-referential," he said.

Today, Gonzalez proved his point holds for politics. Even politicians must be subject to laws. That is, someone other than referrees have to judge referees.

1 comment:

Dave said...

I don't at all know that he or his boss feel that laws applied. I think one or both of them decided that expediency demanded that he walk away.

The interesting thing will be the political media circus of the confirmation hearings for his successor. You know the Dems, rightly or wrongly will try to dredge up each and every one of his failings so as to determine that the proposed successor will have no part of such behavior.