Person of the Day: Scooter Libby

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SCOOTER LIBBY, who, as loyal henchman to the colorful Deadeye Dick Cheney, is standing trial for lying about carrying out the hit on Valerie Plame. This is basically about lying us into war. How far will this trial go? Doesn’t seem that it needs to go far to hit pay dirt.

The blame for Plame stays mainly on…what’s his name.

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