That's it? Two whole contributions, made to campaigns of people with whom he worked? You'd have to show that there were Republicans with whom he worked who ran for Congress and whom he did not support to give this argument validity.Also, it may come as a surprise to you, but friendships can exist across party lines.And if the Bush administration hadn't dragged its feet in acquiescing to the creation of this commission, it would be over and done with by now, so Clarke would already have testified, and the book would be old news.