Archive for the 'The Plame Game' Category

McClellan Testifies About Plame Leak

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Cheney, History, Rove, The Plame Game, The War On Terrorism

He went before Congress today and told us a lot of what we already know. But, again, it looks like this was definitely one of those cases where people wanted to wish that nothing happened instead of accepting the reality that Libby (and Rove and Cheney) were intimately involved with this leaking. Excerpted liberally from […]

June 20th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

McClellan On Meet The Press

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Cheney, History, Iraq, Media, Rove, The Plame Game, The War On Terrorism, The World, Video

On the President’s tendency to lie to himself… On misleading the American people… On being part of the propaganda campaign to sell the war… On knowing that the book would have an impact… Frankly, this doesn’t sound like a guy who’s afraid of speaking his mind. I wonder if he will indeed testify, especially about […]

June 1st, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Will McClellan Be Called To Testify?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, Cheney, Congress, Republicans, Rove, The Plame Game

That’s what one Dem congressman wants… Today Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) called for former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to testify under oath regarding the devastating revelations made in his new book on the Bush Administration’s deliberate efforts to mislead the American people into the Iraq War. […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Rove Responds To McClellan’s Accusations

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, History, Republicans, Rove, The Plame Game, Video

Now it’s turning into a he said/he said scenario, and Rove is clever enough to know that he can muddy the waters enough simply by throwing a few big rocks into this pond…like when he says McClellan sounds like a left-wing blogger. From Hannity and Colmes last night… Folks, how out of the loop does […]

May 28th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Former Bush Press Secretary’s Scathing Tell-All Revealed

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Books, Bush, History, Iraq, Republicans, The Plame Game, The War On Terrorism, The World, War

After the administration threw Scott McClellan under the bus in the Plame affair, you knew this had to be coming. But most revealing is his inside info about the Iraq war. Politico details some of his assertions: • McClellan charges that Bush relied on “propaganda” to sell the war. • He says the White House […]

May 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Scott McClellan: Bush, Cheney, Card, Rove & Libby Responsible For Plame Lie

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in General Politics, Media, Republicans, The Plame Game

Yep. He’s talking out…finally. From the book, “WHAT HAPPENED: Inside the Bush White House and What’s Wrong With Washington”: “I stood at the White house briefing room podium in front of the glare of the klieg lights for the better part of two weeks and publicly exonerated two of the seniormost aides in the White […]

November 20th, 2007 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Robert Novak Talks About Plame Leak

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Law, Media, The Plame Game

And he details how the conversation with Richard Armitage went down. From SunTimes: I then asked Armitage a question that had been puzzling me but, for the sake of my future peace of mind, would better have been left unasked. Why would the CIA send Joseph Wilson, not an expert in nuclear proliferation and with […]

July 9th, 2007 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Why Commuting Libby’s Sentence Was Crazy Dumb

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Law, The Plame Game

Because of stories like this… A veteran who spent 14 months in prison for filing a conscientious objector application against redeployment to Iraq has spoken out against the commutation of Scooter Libby’s sentence by President Bush. “I was imprisoned for 14 months after trying to apply for conscientious objector status after seeing the reality of […]

July 5th, 2007 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Video: More On Potential Libby Pardon

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Law, The Plame Game, Video

I predicted a Libby pardon a couple days ago. Will it happen? Tweet

July 5th, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »

Question Of The Day

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Law, The Plame Game

Via Sully PRESS: “If there are more than 3,000 current petitions for commutation — not pardons, but commutation — in the federal system, under President Bush, will all 3,000 of those be held to the same standard that the president applied to Scooter Libby?” SNOW: “I don’t know.” I’d like to hear the answer to […]

July 3rd, 2007 | Permalink| 1 Comment »