Kelly Throws Judy Overboard

NY Times Editor back peddle leaving Judy Miller to the ‘wolves”

“WASHINGTON - The New York Times’ Judith Miller belatedly gave prosecutors her notes of a key meeting in the CIA leak probe only after being shown White House records of it, and her boss declared Friday she appeared to have misled the newspaper about her role.

In a dramatic e-mail, Executive Editor Bill Keller wrote Times’ employees he wished he’d more carefully interviewed Miller and had “missed what should have been significant alarm bells” that she had been the recipient of leaked information about the CIA officer at the heart of the case.

“Judy seems to have misled (Times Washington bureau chief) Phil Taubman about the extent of her involvement,” Keller wrote in what he described as a lessons-learned e-mail. “This alone should have been enough to make me probe deeper.”

What a weasel. "Probe deeper?".....ah never mind.

Bill Keller is back peddling big time here. Keller knew all along who Judy’s source was. See Tom Mcguire’s post from a few months back here.

This isn't the first. Rumor is that Plame Game setup man, Matt Cooper is shopping for a job, even though he now feels "vindicated and free" since the media has been chomping on Judy. (Don't you and Mandy take off for the Cayman's yet, I'm not done with you and neither are these people).

Yet his boss Time Magazine EC Norman Pearlstine, isstepping down.


If Tim Russert takes the MTP set hostage this Sunday, don't be surprised.

(Just kidding.....)

In any case it's going to be fun seeing the MSM implode over the coming weeks.

UPDATE: AJ again ahead of the game, "Miller implicates Kristof". Check it out.

UPDATE II The Times wants to tie an anchor to Judy. Careful! Hell hath no fury?

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