First, Russert has two Republicans and one Democratic on the panel. He has that way of acting very dramatic, building up to a question by showing a quote. Today, he showed film clips from 2003 of Bush and Scottie. Bush was saying he'd like to find the leaker. Scottie denied that Rove and Libby were involved. Then, Tim, in that deep "gotcha" voice, asked, if this was true.
Um, Tim, great drama there. But of all the people on the show, only you really know the answer to that question. YOU know the answer...and you've known it for two years. Let AMERICAblog refresh your memory:
Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald now knows that Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, met three times with a New York Times reporter before the leak of Valerie Plame's identity, that Libby initiated a call to NBC newsman Tim Russert and that Libby was a confirming source about the wife of Bush administration critic Joseph Wilson for a Time magazine reporter.Have to say it was bizarre to see Russert asking three Senators about the special prosecutor when Tim is the only one who talked to him. So, now you tell us, Tim, is what Scottie said true? And, if not, why won't you tell us?