Sunday, August 07, 2005

Introducing www.bustbob.com

There is a new website www.bustbob.com which is seriously devoted to the criminal Prosecution of Robert Novak, who allegedly leaked the name of Valerie Plame, a CIA agent in at least two of his columns for the Chicago Sun-Times. This is not the first time that Mr.Novak has been implicated in a leak. He is very well connected to neocon chickenhawkRichard Perle, who is a member of the board of directors of Hollinger International, the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times. The National Journal reported in 1979Evans and Novak were among the three chief recipients of classified leaks from Perle. Novak ignored specific CIA request to protect Plame's identity. "Novak readily admits that that when he called the CIA to inquire about Plame, he was asked not to identify her because 'exposure of her name might cause "difficulties" if she travels abroad.' He then went out of his way to do it. Now he says 'the CIA never warned me that the disclosure of Wilson's wife working at the agency would endanger her or anybody else.' But the fact remains that he was asked not to name her - and he did." ["NOVAK TURNED A LEAK INTO A MUGGING," Philadelphia Daily News, October 9, 2003] Republican responses to Novak’s alleged crime have run the gamut: “He didn’t do it” “He did it unintentionally” “He didn’t mention Valerie Plame by name” “He thought
that she was just a low level agency liaison” This site asks the public to send a letter to
the Chicago Sun-Times requesting the dismissal of Mr. Novak. I am in total agreement
with this campaign. If Judith Miller has to go to jail, why not Robert Novak? Recently Mr. Novak was involved in a heated discussion with Democratic advisor James Carville.
Suddenly Novak stormed of the set. This time of behavior is unprecented and very suspicious. Did Robert Novak know that someone was definitely going to mention
Ambassador Joseph Wilson and his wife Valerie Plame? The Chicago Sun-Times, Hollinger International, The Republican Party and CNN all need to know that the people of the United States consider treason a serious crime and those who has access to the Highest echelon of government are NOT immune from prosecution…..even Robert Novak.

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