Nothing says "confident American leadership" like a mini exodus of key staff. The headlines focus on Rove taking a step away from his White House duties - but anyone who thinks he'll really cease his Darth Vader like control on the empire (or is he the emperor and Bush is Vader? I can never remember how it works) is stoopid.
But the really sad news: Scott McClellan, intrepid press secretary and master of "I'm not going to get into the details of an on-going investigation"-ness is out like cold trout. He tearfully said he was ready to move on. Uh-huh.
And here's the requisite WaPo analysis.