Novak, Just Newly Proven a Liar, Is Pointing His Poison Pen at Representative Murtha

28 de may de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Novak, Just Newly Proven a Liar, Is Pointing His Poison Pen at Representative Murtha</h1><p>May 28 (LPAC)--Since his raising the specter of impeachment on a Sunday broadcast May 6, the pathetic drumbeat of attacks against Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) by the <em>Washington Post</em> has started. Murtha, the senior leader of the bipartisan anti-war faction in Congress, on May 27, was the target of one of Cheney's attack dogs, the syndicated Beltway columnist Robert Novak.</p><p>In an op-ed piece headed "Murtha's Friends," the old Washington insider Novak tries to express a grade school civics pupil's naivete' about budget earmarks, as his basis for attacking Murtha. Of far greater concern to the Cheney war faction is that Murtha has seriously voiced the prospect of impeachments as one of the means of bringing the war fanatics' drive to a close.</p><p>As for Novak's column's credibility: it was he, there, who served as the conduit for the initial Libby-Cheney public exposure of the identity of Valerie Plame Wilson, the covert CIA operative, and wife of former Ambassador and war critic Joe Wilson. Special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has just released documents, in connection with the sentencing of Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, proving that Mrs. Wilson was indeed a covert CIA officer whose status was covered by the Intelligence Identities Protection Act, despite what Novak, and the Cheneyacs, have claimed. For the details of Fitzgerald's proof:</p></div></body>