mailing it in
It is this condemnation of Rove from his own ideological camp--not the Democrats' familiar litany about his corruption, polarizing partisanship, dirty tricks, etc.--that the White House and Mr. Rove wanted to bury in the August dog days.[Italics Mine]
Fox News Sunday: Karl Rove

Meet The Press: Karl Rove

Face The Nation: Karl Rove
Isaac Chotiner