Leaks and Damned Leakers

It has been heralded in all the high places that Richard Armitage, anti-Iraq war State Department pooh-bah, has admitted being the leaker of Valerie Plame’s identity to Novack. And conservative losers are just about to expire from delight, here, here and here.

Not so fast, says Brent Budowsky, ex CIA.

With the latest “news” on this case, several points should be clearly understood at the outset. First, Dick Armitage’s role was widely and publicly discussed as early as March, and second, Dick Armitage clearly screwed up but was NOT the original source of the leak. While he does share moral culpability, the driving force behind the leak came from the neocon and partisan wings of the White House.

He is hot! Read the whole thing.

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