DOJ Ship Continues to Sink

DOJ SHIP CONTINUES TO SINK….Deputy attorney general Paul McNulty offers up the least convincing resignation explanation of the week:

The financial realities of college-age children and two decades of public service lead me to a long overdue transition in my career.

Well, he does have four kids. And hell, if Debra Wong Yang can get a $1.5 million signing bonus for moving into the private sector, I suppose McNulty can do pretty well for himself too. Still, I could swear there’s something missing from this explanation. But what….?

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