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  • A Special Place in Hell

    09/18/2006 4:33:24 AM PDT · by libstripper · 50 replies · 1,657+ views
    The Ameriucan Spectator ^ | Septembe 18, 2006 | Jeff Babbin
    Greater self-love hath no man than to sacrifice a friend's life for his own. Our grateful nation awards the Medal of Honor to those few whose valor in combat is above and beyond the call of duty. But what is the polar opposite of the Medal? It is essential we decide, because Richard Armitage -- former Deputy Secretary of State -- has earned it for his uncommon treachery, beneath and beyond the call of knavery. Begin with the fact that Armitage -- and his boss, Colin Powell -- were always outsiders. Powell, by his own discomfort with Bush's inner circle,...
  • Fox News Sunday Panel on Valarie 'Flame Out' Wilson (VIDEO)

    09/03/2006 7:44:16 AM PDT · by FreedomNeocon · 39 replies · 2,148+ views
    Fox News Sunday ^ | 9-3-06 | FreedomNeocon
  • The Washington scandal that wasn't

    09/02/2006 5:19:23 AM PDT · by Clive · 129 replies · 4,501+ views
    National Post ^ | 2006-09-02 | David Frum
    Has a Washington scandal ever ended with a more anti-climactic splat than the Valerie Plame/Joe Wilson affair? This week it was at last fully and finally confirmed that it was former deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage who had leaked the name of CIA agent Valerie Plame. Put like that, the story sounds pretty bare. So let me put it another way. Imagine that Ken Starr's investigation had concluded that Monica Lewinsky had made the whole thing up -- and that it was established beyond all possible doubt that at the very moment Monica claimed she was experiencing ecstasy in...
  • The Plamegate Hall of Shame

    09/02/2006 7:23:23 AM PDT · by Laverne · 105 replies · 2,832+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 09/11/2006, Volume 011, Issue 48 | Fred Barnes
    The rogues' gallery of those who acted badly in the CIA "leak" case turns out to be different from what the media led us to expect. Note that we put the word "leak" in quotation marks, because it's clear now there was no leak at all, just idle talk, and certainly no smear campaign against Joseph Wilson for criticizing President Bush's Iraq policy. It's as if a giant hoax were perpetrated on the country--by the media, by partisan opponents of the Bush administration, even by several Bush subordinates who betrayed the president and their White House colleagues. The hoax lingered...
  • Dangerous Liasons:Wilson , Armitage and the MSM

    09/02/2006 9:23:27 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 67 replies · 1,527+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Sept 1, 2006 | Clarice Feldman
    In an article shamelessly ignoring its role in the Wilson hoax and solicitous of the leaker, the New York Times finally, on a holiday weekend Saturday, mentions that Richard Armitage was the source of the leak of Plame’s identity. It focuses on whether Fitzgerald was right to continue the prosecution after he knew Novak didn’t learn about Plame from Rove or Libby, the people the paper railed against from the moment Nicholas Kristof megaphoned Ambassador Munchausen’s fabulous tale of his Mission to Niger more three years ago:
  • End of an Affair [Plame]

    08/31/2006 10:08:00 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 317 replies · 7,530+ views
    Washington Post ^ | September 1, 2006
    <p>WE'RE RELUCTANT to return to the subject of former CIA employee Valerie Plame because of our oft-stated belief that far too much attention and debate in Washington has been devoted to her story and that of her husband, former ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV, over the past three years. But all those who have opined on this affair ought to take note of the not-so-surprising disclosure that the primary source of the newspaper column in which Ms. Plame's cover as an agent was purportedly blown in 2003 was former deputy secretary of state Richard L. Armitage.</p>