Valerie Plame Was Covert
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Plame was covert.
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Oh, Victoria. Ms. Toensing, dahling. Let us review, shall we? Oh, yes, let's.
Joseph Wilson's wife, you remember, the covert C.I.A. agent? Well, about that
“covert” status you went on and on and on about, my dear. Read it
and weep, because the right-wing neocon slime machine lost this one, unfortunately
so did this country.
An unclassified summary of outed CIA officer Valerie Plame's employment history
at the spy agency, disclosed for the first time today in a court filing by
Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, indicates that Plame was “covert”
when her name became public in July 2003.
The summary is part of an attachment to Fitzgerald's memorandum to the court
supporting his recommendation that I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Vice
President Cheney's former top aide, spend 2-1/2 to 3 years in prison for obstructing
the CIA leak investigation. … ..
Plame was Ã¢â‚¬Ëœcovert’
agent at time of name leak
Newly released unclassified document details CIA employment
So next time you Republicans talk about being “strong on national defense,”
remember this: the Bush administration systematically went about not only destroying
Valerie Plame's career, but getting rid of an expert actually working on WMDs.
Nice job, Victoria, you Republicans must be so proud.
Larry Johnson, her former fellow C.I.A. brother has more, including a long overdue I told you so.