Washington Post is pointing a finger at a new person responsible for the mess called Plamegate.
Who are they now accusing of being responsible for the outing of Mrs. Plame?
Why they are pointing the finger at dear old hubby, Joe Wilson!
Nevertheless, it now appears that the person most responsible for the end of Ms. Plame's CIA career is Mr. Wilson. Mr. Wilson chose to go public with an explosive charge, claiming -- falsely, as it turned out -- that he had debunked reports of Iraqi uranium-shopping in Niger and that his report had circulated to senior administration officials. He ought to have expected that both those officials and journalists such as Mr. Novak would ask why a retired ambassador would have been sent on such a mission and that the answer would point to his wife. He diverted responsibility from himself and his false charges by claiming that President Bush's closest aides had engaged in an illegal conspiracy. It's unfortunate that so many people took him seriously.
Finally it is good to see that other folks recognize Joe Wilson as the liar that he is.