Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Last Plamegate Worry for Bush/Cheney

By Robert Parry
June 6, 2007

It’s a well-worn talking point for George W. Bush’s supporters to say there was no underlying crime beneath former White House aide I. Lewis Libby’s conviction for obstructing justice, a debatable point itself. But the evidence is clear there was a larger cover-up conspiracy – and it could still unravel.

The problem for prosecutors has been that the cover-up conspiracy involves the top two executive officers of the U.S. government, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, meaning that the standards of proof required and concerns over the nation’s well-being if charges were brought have risen to near prohibitive levels.

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1 comment:

mvspinson said...

Near the end it should be Judge Walton, not Watson. Great article, thanks.