The Plame Game Returns!

See I told you things were beginning to get hot!

Heh...."Able Who?"

Judith Miller is sprung from the whoscow after speaking with 'Scooter'.

Via Philadelphia Enquire:

"WASHINGTON - Judith Miller, The New York Times reporter jailed since July 6 for refusing to identify a source, was released this afternoon following a telephone conversation with the alleged source - the vice president's chief of staff.

She is expected to testify before a grand jury in Washington, a source said, possibly as early as Friday.

Miller, whose incarceration sparked a national debate about the First Amendment and unnamed sources, spoke from jail two weeks ago with Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff, I. Lewis Libby, according to Libby's lawyer, Joseph Tate.

During that conversation, Libby reaffirmed that he had released Miller from a promise of confidentiality more than a year ago, Tate said. Miller had been concerned that a Libby's blanket waiver releasing any journalist might have been coerced.

"She wanted to hear it directly from Mr. Libby," Tate said. "And he assured her that it was voluntary."

Say what? A year ago? Coerced? Why then, jail...err,....

Didn't Cooper have the same permission from Rove, but then had to keep 'verifying' he had it?

Then why in the hell did she sit in jail all this time and only today make the call. What? She didn't have a dime? Yeah, negotiations my eye.

Something else is afoot here.

Tom Mcguire is back on the case. I'm going with the "Judith is using the running game - grinding it out" as Tom suggests.

Capt Ed too.

Besides, as I've said all along, it's doesn't make a hill of beans anyway, the premise was off on this who deal in the first place.

Judith, no covert, no crime, nuff said.

But if anything, Ms. Plame and Daddy Joe might just find themselves exchanging bed sheets with Judith.

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