Saturday, October 04, 2003


Reader ji writes in:

I think folks are off-focus on Novak's latest. Here's the money quote: "CIA people are not supposed to list themselves with fictitious firms if they're under a deep cover -- they're supposed to be real firms, or so I'm told."
Someone told him this. The real story here isn't the end of Novak's career. The story is, who TF would set Novak up for a fall like this? I believe that no DC player, even Rove, would be stupid enough to out a CIA front agency at this point. Someone did this for a reason. But who, and why? I'm stumped. I don't believe Novak's CIA source would out a CIA front agency just to destroy Novak. And this is awul for the White House. Also, I don't believe Novak just invented being told: this is his SOP - some player tells him stuff. But who, and why? This is too f**ing weird. Who told Novak?
I'm going to have to go with the GOP, and someone really, really dumb.