Still, it is not a crime for a politician to lie! Now, what was Libby tried for? Lying to a law enforcement officer who was investigating a crime which is the same as ..... perjury!!!<quoted text>
Yes, perjury is a crime.
How about lying about a WAR?
JUDGE AGREED PLAME WAS COVERT Was She or Wasn't She?
Arguing that Libby deserves jail time, Fitzgerald says Plame was a covert agent.
http://tinyurl.com/2o9dvj May 29, 2007
In new court filings, special counsel Patrick Fitzgerald has finally resolved one of the most disputed issues at the core of the long-running CIA leak controversy: Valerie Plame Wilson, he asserts, was a covert CIA officer who repeatedly traveled overseas using a cover identity in order to disguise her relationship with the agency.
Libby Says Bush Authorized Leaks / http://tinyurl.com/zgjtq April 6, 2006
Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff has testified that President Bush authorized him to disclose the contents of a highly classified intelligence assessment to the media to defend the Bush administration's decision to go to war with Iraq, according to papers filed in federal court [PDF] on Wednesday by Patrick J. Fitzgerald, the special prosecutor in the CIA leak case. http://news.nationaljournal.com/articles/0406...
When a law enforcement officer asks you a question you can tell the truth, lie to him (a crime) or plead the 5th! Libby could have plead the 5th and he never would have been tried.
Oh, you do know Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson sued Libby, don't you? What happened to that lawsuit?
You do know that Linda Tripped sued DoD, don't you? And what happened there?!?