Charles Krauthammer has hit the nail on the head in his article today concerning the Libby case. Ain't it amazing how you can get away with things if your last name starts with ..."C".
A Textbook Case for a Speedy Pardon
By Charles Krauthammer
Friday, March 9, 2007; Page A21
There are lies and there are memory lapses. Bill Clinton denied under oath having sex with Monica Lewinsky. Unless you're Wilt Chamberlain, sex is not the kind of thing you forget easily. Sandy Berger denied stuffing classified documents in his pants, an act not quite as elaborate as sex, but still involving a lot of muscle memory and unlikely to have been honestly forgotten.
Scooter Libby has just been convicted of four felonies that could theoretically give him 25 years in jail for . . . what? Misstating when he first heard a certain piece of information, namely the identity of Joe Wilson's wife.