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Libby's Indictment: A Window Into the White House Cesspool

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If the Libby indictment can serve as a wedge to get to these larger issues, then the two-year-long Plamegate investigation may have borne good fruit. But, since Fitzgerald isn't going to speak openly about what he found -- the political and ideological slime and dirt he had to wade through over the past two years -- it's up to us to get those facts out to the American people.

In short, the Libby indictment is a small victory for justice, and does some damage to the power-mad Bush Administration, but if we truly want to get this crew's reckless, dangerous policies out of the White House, the ball is back in our court. No other way to say this: We 've simply got to ratchet up our efforts. Organize, organize, organize.#

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Bernard Weiner, Ph.D. in government & international relations, has taught at universities in California and Washington, worked for two decades as a writer-editor at the San Francisco Chronicle, and currently serves as co-editor of The Crisis Papers (more...)

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