Libby Trial: Fitzgerald Admits Libby Busy Man

Prosecutory Patrick Fitzgerald took on a key defense contention in his opening arguments, stipulating that Scooter Libby was an important man with an incredibly important job. He nonetheless “made time to talk to the press” repeatedly because the Joe Wilson-inspired controversy was so important to Dick Cheney.

James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.