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Washington Post pans movie “Fair Game” for fabrications

The Washington Post had an editorial on Friday, criticizing the new move about Joe Wilson And Valerie Plame, “Fair Game”, for repeating many of the untruths about the whole Wilson-Plame episode and the Iraq war. The close: Hollywood has a habit of making movies about historical events without regard for the truth; “Fair Game” is …

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posted by: The Editors @ 12:39 pm December 5, 2010


AP turns out to be wrong, again

From the AP: They also include notes about the 2003 State of the Union address, during which President Bush made the case for invading Iraq in part by saying Saddam Hussein was pursuing uranium ore to make a nuclear weapon. That information turned out to be wrong. Uh, no it didn’t.


posted by: The Editors @ 10:49 am July 16, 2008


Free Scooter!

The commutation of Scooter Libby’s prison sentence can be considered just partly by the fact that it has outraged all the right people. The Angry Left, including the nutroots bloggers, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid, reacted with the expected feigned, and nakedly partisan, outrage. Barack Obama, as we’ve no come to expect, responded with some …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:25 am July 3, 2007


Valerie Plame, unbiased witness?

A couple of observations about Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson in the wake of Plame’s testimony before a Congressional committee this week: First, Valerie Plame worked in the CIA division charged with investigating Iraq’s WMD capabilities. The CIA turned out to be disastrously wrong in their assessments. How can one of the people responsible for …

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posted by: The Editors @ 4:43 pm March 17, 2007


AP “news” item parrots Democratic talking points

Check out the opening sentence in this item from the AP: Valerie Plame, the CIA operative exposed after her husband criticized President Bush’s march to war, will testify next week before lawmakers probing how the White House dealt with her identity, the chairman of the panel said Thursday. “President Bush’s march to war”? That’s right …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:50 pm March 8, 2007


Libby verdict is about Libby

Lewis Libby was convicted yesterday because he didn’t get his story straight in front of a grand jury. That’s what the case was about. It wasn’t about the Bush administration. It wasn’t about Dick Cheney. It wasn’t about the war in Iraq. It wasn’t vindication of Joe Wilson’s many and repeated falsehoods. It was about …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:48 am March 7, 2007


WaPo on Wilson – Plame – Fitzgerald – Rove – Libby – Armitage-gate

The Washington Post vs. the Wilsons: The End of an Affair …. Mr. Armitage was one of the Bush administration officials who supported the invasion of Iraq only reluctantly. He was a political rival of the White House and Pentagon officials who championed the war and whom Mr. Wilson accused of twisting intelligence about Iraq …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:46 am September 1, 2006


The end of Wilson – Plame – Scooter – Fitzgerald – Rove – Armitage-gate

So in the end, all the wailing and gnashing of teeth by the BDS*-suffering left over the leak of Joe Wilson’s wife’s name to the press comes to nothing. According to a new book, the original source of the leak was Richard Armitage, the Deputy Secretary of State under then Secretary of State Colin Powell. …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:01 am August 27, 2006


More Wilson – Plame – Iraq – Niger – Yellowcake

More on the Iraq-Niger-yellowcake connection from Christopher Hitchens in Slate: Case Closed The truth about the Iraqi-Niger “yellowcake” nexus Now that Joseph and Valerie Wilson’s fantasies of having been persecuted by high officials in the administration have been so thoroughly dispelled by Robert Novak (and now that it seems the prosecutor has determined that there …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:30 pm July 25, 2006


Rove Cleared, Howard Dean Guilty

Karl Rove will not be charged with any wrongdoing in the “CIA leak” case being investigated by prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, Rove’s attorney has announced to the NY Times: Leak Counsel Won’t Charge Rove, Lawyer Announces The prosecutor in the C.I.A. leak case on Monday advised Karl Rove, the senior White House adviser, that he would …

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posted by: The Editors @ 7:18 am June 13, 2006


Sorry everyone, but Iraq did go uranium shopping in Niger

Christopher Hitchens writes in Slate: In February 1999, Zahawie left his Vatican office for a few days and paid an official visit to Niger, a country known for absolutely nothing except its vast deposits of uranium ore. It was from Niger that Iraq had originally acquired uranium in 1981, as confirmed in the Duelfer Report. …

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posted by: The Editors @ 8:02 am April 11, 2006


A Good Leak

The Washington Post editorial board gets one right this morning: A Good Leak PRESIDENT BUSH was right to approve the declassification of parts of a National Intelligence Estimate about Iraq three years ago in order to make clear why he had believed that Saddam Hussein was seeking nuclear weapons. Presidents are authorized to declassify sensitive …

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posted by: The Editors @ 10:45 am April 9, 2006


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