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A Good Start
By Larry C. Johnson
What do you call a thousand lawyers chained together at the bottom of the ocean? A good start! That old joke is apropo in light of today's indictment of Lewis "Scooter" Libby for perjury and obstruction of justice. The indictment makes clear, with no shadow of a doubt, that Valerie Wilson was an undercover officer until exposed by Robert Novak's column. According to the indictment,
Prior to July 14, 2003, Valerie Wilson’s affiliation with the CIA was not common knowledge outside the intelligence community.
As the prosecutor said at today's press conference, this ain't over.
Some interesting tidbits that will need to be clarified:
On page 4 we read:
On or about May 29, 2003, in the White House, LIBBY asked an Under Secretary of State (“Under Secretary