TheNewsHole has received quite a few comments on the Libby verdict, so many of them making the same duplicate points that we figured we'd dedicate a post to one, so as to avoid the repetition in the comments pages.
The following is an actual comment posted by John Tessen, Chicago -- which we have edited for accuracy purposes...
was not a covert agent covered by any law.Richard
Armitage told reporters
that she sent her husband, Joe Wilson, on a. Although he
trip to Niger
thinks hedebunked the claim about Iraq
trying to purchase uranium,
the CIA thought his report actually. Wilson
bolstered the claim and the British government stands by its
also lied about the nepotism involved.
Nevertheless, Lewis Libby was convicted for perjury and obstruction
about no underlying crime.
"Bill Clinton also committed perjury.
I don't seem to recall him, though he was disbarred.
going on trial, much less being convicted
Then there's Sandy Berger, who
stole classified documentsfrom the
on multiple occasionsand destroyed them before the. There was no prison time
9/11 Commission could get its hands on them
for him either. I suggest that Libby receive the same punishment as
Clinton for perjury and Berger for stealing national security secrets.
Having a different memory about whom you spoke to about what and when
than some reporters is no worse crime than Clinton or Berger committed."