Little Mister Run Amok


Puttin' the "gate" back in "Plamegate"!

Washington Post Assistant Managing Editor Bob Woodward testified under oath Monday in the CIA leak case that a senior administration official told him about CIA operative Valerie Plame and her position at the agency nearly a month before her identity was disclosed. […]

Woodward did not share the information with Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. until last month, and the only Post reporter whom Woodward said he remembers telling in the summer of 2003 does not recall the conversation taking place.

Washington Post article here, Woodward's statement here. In the coming issue of Reason, I have column comparing the many similarities between the Pariah and Hero of newspaper journalism.

Link via Atrios, who has been collecting and publishing all of Woodward's Miller/Plame-related commentary, most of it on Larry King.