I always start with Just One Minute who has a great record of staying on top of this stupid story. His latest post lists Libby’s witness list:

_Richard Armitage, former deputy secretary of state.

_Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary.

_Marc Grossman, former undersecretary of state for political affairs.

_Colin Powell, the former secretary of state.

_Karl Rove, the deputy White House chief of staff.

_George Tenet, the former CIA director.

_Joseph Wilson, a former U.S. ambassador.

_Valerie Plame Wilson.

_Stephen Hadley

I particularly like the fact that Mr. and Mrs. Wilson are on the list. It’s always worth looking in the horse’s mouth. Something Plato didn’t know to do.

Then it’s off to Macsmind to get another view of the couple made famous by Vanity Fair.

Another great resource is A J Strata at The Strata-Sphere who figured out Libby’s defense team would probably call the swashbuckling couple:

So who deserves a subpoena?

Joe Wilson (who talked to reporters and people inside the State Departent)

Valerie Wilson (who probably talked to CIA and other intelligence community people once the stories started coming out, but mainly because she was at the Joe Wilson debriefing which is sourced by Kristof and Pincus in their early articles by multiple sources!)

The two other DO agents who attended the Joe Wilson debriefing in March 2002 at the Wilson home so they can answer only one question: did they ever corroberate the details of that debriefing with Walter Pincus or Nicholas Kristof

The last two ‘witnesses’ are the perjury/obstruction of justice trap for the media. Neither paper or reporter would go to press on Joe Wilson’s word alone, and they say so in their articles by siting multiple sources to this event. An event we learned a year later was only attended by four peope. So either Valerie is the back up source or one or more of the DO agents who did the debrief were! And anyone who did not explain to Fitzgerald that Valerie’s role and employment was exposed to the media by the Wilson’s themselves for these early anonymous stories is obstructing justice by hiding a critical detail.

To top off any tour of the Plame Blame Game, it pays to see what Clarice Feldman is writing. Start here, read on:

This weekend some interesting developments appeared to rip some holes in the Wilson Gambit and further erode Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald’s credibility.

Of course, the really nice thing is that the MSM is slowly learning to be careful what it wishes for, for it may find that what is a source for the goose is a source for the gander, and it’s hard to complain when the DOJ starts taking a gander at some real leaks.

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