In a post discussing the administration's predilection for avoiding accountability, Ol' Sully brings up the sitcom Yes, Prime Minister, and a concept brought up of the five standard excuses:
Sir Humphrey: Five, there's the Charge of the Light Brigade excuse. It was an unfortunate lapse by an individual which has now been dealt with under internal disciplinary procedures.
Andrew goes on to say:
Maybe when we finally get to the Charge of the Light Brigade Excuse, Rummy will be fired.
Abu Ghraib, anyone?
That is all.