Tuesday, January 30, 2007

One more observation about Ari Fleischer's testimony

I think this is the first time we've seen, publicly at least, an attack of conscience by any Bush administration official over the leak:
Asked why he thought he needed immunity, Fleischer testified that after learning that a criminal investigation had been launched into the disclosure of Plame’s employment, “I was absolutely horrified. I remember thinking, ‘Oh my God, did I play a role in somehow outing a CIA officer?’”