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July 22, 2004


Jim Glass

Gee, if even Valerie isn't covering for Joe any more, why would Nick?...

Wilson claimed his wife, CIA operative Valerie Plame, had nothing to do with getting him sent on a CIA mission to Niger, but she pleaded amnesia and told the panel's staff: "I honestly do not recall if I suggested it to my boss."

Fumes Intelligence Committee member Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.): "Then just who is Mr. Wilson's source for all his denials, if not his wife?"



Here is a comedy classic from the left:

Not Quite A Dream Team
Some of John Kerry’s Foreign Policy Advisers Should Give Pause to Progressives

by Laura Flanders

John Kerry's primary victories are mounting and "anyone-but-Bush" voters are hankering for a show-down with the Resident. The Massachusetts Senator's "bring it on" victory speeches get big-d Democrats fired up, but when it comes to foreign policy, Kerry is hardly the anti-Bush many are longing for.

...Consider Kerry's foreign policy advisers. Ask the candidate's supporters, and the advisor they mention first is Joe Wilson, the Clinton-era National Security Council member who investigated claims that Saddam Hussein was trying to buy weapons-grade uranium from Niger. Wilson won battle stars from progressives for going public with his findings, which contradicted the Bush administration's claims. Wilson's wife, CIA agent Valerie Plame, was outed by a White House source or sources as a consequence.

Wilson may be a white hat, but it's hard to say the same about Richard Morningstar, Rand Beers and William Perry, three other members of Kerry's foreign policy team...

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