Wednesday, July 13, 2005

One of Plame's classmates comes to her defense...

Excellent post over at TPM Cafe today from one of Valerie Plame's classmates. Considering the outright lies coming from the GOP in regards to Plameand her husband I encourage everyone to read this account.

"A few of my classmates, and Valerie was one of these, became a non-official cover officer. That meant she agreed to operate overseas without the protection of a diplomatic passport. If caught in that status she would have been executed.

The lies by people like Victoria Toensing, Representative Peter King, and P. J. O'Rourke insist that Valerie was nothing, just a desk jockey. Yet, until Robert Novak betrayed her she was still undercover and the company that was her front was still a secret to the world. When Novak outed Valerie he also compromised her company and every individual overseas who had been in contact with that company and with her."

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