So, um… did everybody here go out and buy Dick Cheney’s autobiography (In My Time, which came out earlier this week) yet?
|By: Swopa Friday December 17, 2010 8:00 pm|
A couple of days ago, I managed to stumble across Judith Miller’s review of Fair Game, the movie based on the Plame leak scandal (via Valerie Plame Wilson and Joseph Wilson’s books on the subject).
Given the source — and especially that she wrote the review for the Wall Street Journal editorial page — I figured the review would be a masterpiece of unintentional comedy, and I wasn’t disappointed.
|By: Swopa Friday September 24, 2010 8:00 pm|
Valerie Plame Wilson’s unlikely story of personal survival and perseverance.
|By: emptywheel Thursday July 15, 2010 3:30 pm|
Aside from the fact that Karl Rove’s latest Wall Street Journal op-ed operates on the erroneous foundation that the Administration shared all the intelligence they juiced up with Congress (they didn’t), the entire op-ed is based on an absolutely delusional sense of timing.
|By: emptywheel Tuesday May 18, 2010 1:15 pm|
The eye-popping takeaway from documents related to CREW and National Security Archive’s recent settlement is that, for the 21 days of emails supposedly restored, 83% of the emails weren’t restored.
|By: Swopa Friday May 14, 2010 8:00 pm|
Why does a film supposedly based on Valerie Plame Wilson’s autobiography substitute GOP talking points for the story she told?
|By: Swopa Friday April 9, 2010 8:00 pm|
Somewhere, Dick Cheney, Scooter Libby, and Karl Rove are probably gnashing their teeth that Valerie Wilson is continuing to work against their dream of a more militarized and antagonistic world.
|By: emptywheel Saturday October 31, 2009 4:00 pm|
If I were Scooter Libby and saw how my former boss had hung him out to dry, I’d be seething right now.
|By: Peterr Saturday October 31, 2009 9:00 am|
With the time change, people get an extra hour tonight. Some will have fun, but others will work, like those at State, DOD, and the WH who are watching Afghanistan.
But Marcy Wheeler’s got new Plame materials to dig through, which ought to make for a scary Halloween for Dick Cheney and his minions.
|By: emptywheel Sunday July 19, 2009 6:30 am|
Ostensibly, DOJ is trying to withhold Dick Cheney’s interview materials for the following three reasons (in order of their centrality to the argument):Law enforcement privilege: If DOJ turns over Cheney’s interview, it will make future Vice Presidents unwilling to cooperate in investigations. This argument fails given the evidence that it has long been routine to release interview materials from high ranking White House figures, going back to the era of Cheney’s