DOUBLE WHAMMY. Think Progress reported late yesterday that the Justice Department replaced one of the fired U.S. attorneys, Bud Cummins of Arkansas, with former Rove aide Tim Griffin -- passing over Cummins's deputy, Jane Duke, because Duke was on maternity leave at the time.

A typical tale of a qualified woman being passed over for a job so it could be awarded to a member of the boys' club. Add pregnancy discrimination to the list of Bush administration transgressions in Purgegate.

--Ann Friedman

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