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Libby’s Memory Defense

EmptyWheel: You've no doubt heard that Scooter Libby will be arguing he was so busy with very important events during 2003 and 2004 that he just

EmptyWheel:

You've no doubt heard that Scooter Libby will be arguing he was so busy with very important events during 2003 and 2004 that he just plum forgot that Dick Cheney–and not Tim Russert–told him of Valerie Plame's identity. He's even preparing a PowerPoint presentation to show you which very important events he was busy with on which day.

Let me be clear. Scooter Libby is not arguing he was busy with very important things and therefore he didn't have time to obsess over Joe Wilson. He has admitted to discussing how to respond to Wilson repeatedly, as in this passage from the grand jury testimony where he describes discussing the Wilson column multiple times a day activity...read on


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