March 7th, 2007

Scorpion

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"It's time for President Bush and Vice President Cheney to come clean about their roles in the White House's outing of a CIA agent and the ensuing cover-up... The conviction of a liar in their midst has made it more imperative than ever that the leaders of this country fully address the American people's legitimate concerns that the lies in question were intended to hide from public view even deeper skullduggery at the highest levels of the administration."
-Dan Froomkin (bonus: LiveOnline transcript.)

"I think the essentials are quite clear: Dick Cheney's top aide lied about a campaign to manipulate the media on the administration's since-discredited prewar intelligence about Iraq. Like so much in our politics these days, it comes back to the war."
-Howard Kurtz

Post graphic: Fact vs. Fiction in the Libby Case

Analysis: the Libby verdict as another blow to the administration. Dana Milbank discusses the fallout. And the National Review, naturally, wants a pardon.

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Now that pirates are boring, Cat and Girl work on the next internet meme.

"Today, the effort has gained momentum, as scientists search for an evolutionary explanation for why belief in God exists — not whether God exists, which is a matter for philosophers and theologians, but why the belief does."