Friday, September 23, 2005

Novak: heroic defender of the President

Really, just read his column: Bashing Bush in Aspen. Alas, the critics outweighed the defenders, making Novak's efforts all the more difficult...

And once again, this column demonstrates Novak's willingness to violate confidences. With a similar gusto to that displayed in his outing of Valerie Plame, Novak writes: "Even if I am violating the spirit of secrecy rules, revealing criticism of Bush by this elite group, and the paucity of defense for him, is valuable in reflecting the president's parlous political condition." The sessions were off the record, you see, so Novak must do a neat little end-run here...