Choice NYTimes pull-quotes by lefty liberal-leaning Maureen Down at her progressive propaganda pulpit from your suspicious Socialist sympathizers at Awards Daily.
Republicans are gearing up to start re-sliming Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson when ‚ÄúFair Game,‚Äù the movie based on their memoirs, opens next month. Robert Luskin, a lawyer for Rove who considered Plame collateral damage and labeled her ‚Äúfair game,‚Äù dismissively told Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The Times that the Wilsons are ‚Äúa little past their ‚Äòsell-by‚Äô date.‚Äù
It‚Äôs hard to believe that it was seven years ago when the scandal of the Glamorous Spy and Showboating Ambassador exploded. Joe Wilson first accused the Boy Emperor of not wearing any clothes on the Iraq W.M.D.‚Äôs, and then charged the Bush White House with running a ‚Äúsmear campaign‚Äù against him and outing his wife as a C.I.A. spy. He was right on all counts and brave to take on a White House that broke creative new ground in thuggery and skulduggery.
…The movie makes clear that Plame was not merely ‚Äúa secretary‚Äù or ‚Äúmediocre agent‚Äù at the agency, as partisan critics charged at the time, but a respected undercover spy tracking Iraqi W.M.D. efforts.