If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?
The Bush Administration orchestrated a change in U.S. law, which allows the Attorney General alone -- not the President, with Senate Advice and Consent -- to replace U.S. Attorneys, and then proceeded to fire 8 such U.S. attorneys, including, not incidentally the San Diego U.S. Attorney, Carol Lam, who prosecuted Duke Cunningham.
The Senate and House have begun investigatory hearings on the firings.
ABC and NBC elected not to tell anyone about it.