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Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Wonkette Speaks the Truth

Posted by on July 13 at 11:24 AM

One of my favorite political blogs, wonkette, says exactly what we’ve been saying around the office. Only better.

Okay, we admit it, we were overthinking the whole Rove-Plame thing. In speculating that this wouldn’t destroy him or the White House, we had been hung up on how he didn’t break the law. What we realize now is that liberals finally have an issue where the headline hurts Republicans more than it hurts them: “White House Aide Identified Undercover CIA Agent.” Now, shut up. Shhh. Zip it. ZZZip. No, really, quiet. Repress natural urge to pedantry. For once, allow Americans’ short attention span work for you. And whatever happens, do not let Michael Moore make a movie about it. Let the Republicans shoulder the responsibility of having to explain how Karl didn’t do anything illegal, or how when he identified the agent it was in a context that wasn’t so bad, or that it’s Matt Cooper’s fault, or why this is all just a massive smear campaign. Soon, they’ll be debating the definition of “is” and you can start rumors about Laura being a lesbian. Fun!