... in a handbasket or other convenient vessel, so as to reacquire his services and ensure Jamie McCourt never, ever speaks to the press again
. Timeline on this one, folks:
- Saturday 3/13: Hall resigns.
- Monday 3/15: Jamie interviewed. Doesn't go so well.
- Tuesday 3/16: Frank asks Hall to reconsider.
As Dorothy observed, people come and go so quickly around here!
Meantime, David Walkley, vice president of human resources has tendered his resignation
, because "because his job duties had changed." I've gotta give Walkley credit for the creativity involved in the reason for his walk letter -- at least he didn't cite "philosophical differences". At this rate, it'll be Frank on the mound, taking the tickets, and selling the popcorn. I tell you, folks, I couldn't make this stuff up if I tried!
Finally, by way of answering Richard's question as to whether I should give McCourt a chance -- why, yes, I have, and he has blown it, repeatedly. The prosecution offers exhibit A.
Update: Terry's got a far more readable commentary about this on his website.