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I got so tired of hearing this on the talk shows and radio today and this week, so I wrote this to one media outlet:

Regarding the idea that is going around these days that liberals and Democrats are ignoring the fact that Armitage was the original leaker:

Armitage may have been been engaged in nothing more than gossip.

But that does not then absolve everyone else who continued to disseminate the information for purely political purposes of any blame, does it?

I don't think so. Nor does it give anyone else license to spread the classified information.

That one person inadvertently spilled a secret, a very important secret, should have caused the administration to close ranks around Plame and Wilson and help out anyone associated with Plame and her work be safe.

However, nothing even remotely like that happened. The Libby trial revealed how the only reactions at all were calculated attempts to perpetuate lies being told to justify going to war with Iraq, as well as attempts to smear Joe Wilson.

These shameful efforts have continued, and still do to some extent. Once an idea gets into the hands of the media or some GOP politicians, it is like pulling teeth often to put a stop to it even when it is all wrong.

I am very disappointed in the lack of perspective on these issues, and that some in the media seem to continue to carry on as before and unquestioningly put out the administration spin.
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