Thursday, August 02, 2007

Baldwin On Plame

Alec Baldwin: Prosecuting Those Responsible for Outing Valerie Plame - Politics on The Huffington Post:

"The fifth thing that I would do is to prosecute whoever is responsible for outing Valerie Plame as a CIA agent.

Yes, there are a number of other issues that would seem to be equally as important, if not more so, than the Plame case. Infrastructure, taxes, agriculture, clean water, trade deficits, election protection and on and on. But the Valerie Plame issue strikes at the very heart of what is most wrong with our current government and creates an inescapable mandate for Bush's successor. Lying is one matter. Destroying the career and good name of an intelligence officer of this country for the purposes of some sick political retribution is another. The issue is one of morality on the deepest level and it is this government's betrayal of Plame that reveals how corrupt and immoral this administration truly is..."

And how would you get that done? I have a Modest Proposal-- if John Edwards does not win the big job, let's appoint him, a very successful lawyer, Attorney General and tell him to bring in all the sharks, and then go get 'em!

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