Monday, January 12, 2004

Famous Last Words

Paul O'Neill:

I'm an old guy, and I'm rich. And there's nothing they can do to hurt me.


WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury has asked the U.S. inspector general's office to investigate how a possibly classified document appeared on Sunday in a televised interview of ex-Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill, a department spokesman said on Monday.

"It's based on the (CBS program) '60 Minutes' segment, and I'll be even more clear -- the document as shown on '60 Minutes' that said 'secret,"' Treasury spokesman Rob Nichols told reporters at a weekly briefing.

Well, that was fast. How long did it take before an investigation into the "bogus" Plame incident began? the book while you still can.