A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by outed spy Valerie Plame Wilson and
her husband against Vice President Dick Cheney and other top Bush administration
A judge threw out the lawsuit by ex-spy
Valerie Plame Wilson and husband Joseph Wilson.
Plame had accused members of the Bush administration of leaking her
U.S. District Judge John Bates ruled that the lawsuit raises "important
questions relating to the propriety of actions undertaken by our highest
government officials" — but in a 41-page decision, Bates found the Wilsons
failed to show the case belongs in federal court.
Valerie Wilson’s identity as a CIA operative was exposed in July 2003 after
her husband, former U.S. ambassador Joseph Wilson, publicly challenged a key
argument in the Bush administration’s case for the invasion of Iraq.
The exposure led to a criminal probe that led to the conviction in March of
Cheney’s former chief of staff, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, on charges of perjury,
obstruction of justice and lying to federal agents investigating the leak.
Here’s the opinion, folks… this is outrageous…
This moronic judge actually opined that, apparently, the White House’s leak was part of their official duties….
NOW do you think it’s time to take back this country??