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Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Lies Of the Left -- Hitch on Wilson-Plame

Christopher Hitchens, over at Slate, has got the goods showing both the incompetence and the duplicity of Joseph Wilson.
[B]oth pillars of the biggest scandal-mongering effort yet mounted by the "anti-war" movement—the twin allegations of a false story exposed by Wilson and then of a state-run vendetta undertaken against him and the lady wife who dispatched him on the mission—are in irretrievable ruins. The truth is the exact polar opposite. The original Niger connection was both authentic and important, and Wilson's utter failure to grasp it or even examine it was not enough to make Karl Rove even turn over in bed. All the work of the supposed "outing" was inadvertently performed by Wilson's admirer Robert Novak.
Read the whole thing here.

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