I've seen plenty of people fired from the Bush administration. But I'm not sure I can remember one who sent out an (immediately leakable) email to her department announcing she'd been fired. But that's pretty much what the comically unethical chief GSA did tonight.
The first line of her email
Early this evening I was asked to submit my resignation, and I have just done so. It has been a great privilege to serve with all of you and to serve our nation and a great President.
Let's go through the list.
Had already been caught in numerous unethical acts which caused the administration great embarrassment? Check.
Firing comes Tuesday night to guarantee substantial mid-week press attention? Check.
Canned appointee miffed enough to act out and say she was fired? Check.