Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Zeroing in on Cheney-Bush

By Robert Parry
March 7, 2007

Criminal trials – especially relating to national security scandals – are an imperfect way of learning the larger truth. As with the four-count conviction of former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the charges are often structured narrowly to avoid long battles over classified secrets or inherent presidential powers.

But even limited trials can offer important glimpses into the inner workings of an administration, especially one as secretive as George W. Bush’s. Though Libby was convicted only on perjury and obstruction charges, there should be little doubt what the full picture looks like.

Read on.

1 comment:

Ács said...

why was it important to note in the piece that Valerie Plame is "stunnigly attractive"?