Tuesday, July 03, 2007

"Six Degrees of Commutation" . . . .

Thanks to McClatchy News once again. (One of the few US news organizations that regularly reports accurately.)

Libby's reprieve ties him to Giuliani and both Clintons, sort of
William Douglas | McClatchy Newspapers - July 03, 2007 04:36:07 PM

WASHINGTON — Call it "Six Degrees of Political Separation" or "the Kevin Bacon Game Goes to Washington."

President Bush's commutation of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's prison sentence highlights some interesting connections between Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, a former fugitive from justice, an ex-president and two leading 2008 White House hopefuls.

Read this and then you may agree with me that it's probably time to chuck out all the "regular" pols and give an independent third party a shot . . . .

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