Fingered This Guy From Day One
of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby is making
headlines now, but here at Antiwar.com we saw the indictment
of the vice president's powerful chief of staff coming from
away. That's because we knew where
to look – at the history of the "neocon network,"
Oct. 2, 2003, report put it, and Libby's role in lying
us into war.
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everyone else thought the Libby affair was dead, moot, or
boring, Antiwar.com kept hammering away at it, and our early
coverage and commentary
stand up rather well. In this
2005 interview with Antiwar Radio host Scott Horton, editorial
director Justin Raimondo presciently portrays the investigation
as signifying a split between the Oval Office and the Office
of the Vice President – prefiguring Libby defense counsel
Ted Wells' opening statement, which accused the president's
men of scapegoating his client.
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