Some actual good news emerged from the White House today:
There are no reasons given, but one has to wonder if the lousy advice the president received regarding the torture of prisoners might have played a role.
On the other hand, there may be a strategic angle to this as well. Now Olson is once again free to roam in the private sector, where his havoc-wreaking skills are well established. Don't be surprised to see him popping up attached to the Bush campaign somehow.