Out of the Dog House... Rove unleashed
Cartoon by Nick Anderson (Houston Chronicle). In its Editorial (B8, Thur., June 15, 2006) the cartoon of the mad dog with rabies is portrayed with the next real-life terms:
Like Libby, Rove leaked the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame to the press [Note: under the orders of Cheney and Bush, as Bush Told Cheney to Discredit Diplomat Critical of Iraq Policy] he deliberately misled the public by repeatedly and falsely denying his involvement in the leaking of Plame’s occupation. Rove and Libby both assured White House press secretary Scott McLellan that they had nothing to do with the leaks, though it turned out that Rove and Libby had everything to do with them. McClellan’s loss of credibility helped to drive him from the White House, while Rove remains at the president’s side. Plame, no longer at the CIA, is married to former diplomat and administration critic Joseph Wilson. Rove and Libby leaked her identity to the press in an attempt to discredit Wilson, who had challenged the White House line that Saddam Hussein was seeking African uranium. In doing so, Rove and Libby had no compunction about ruining the career of a valued expert on nuclear proliferation, the most dangerous threat to national security. Now that Rove has been cleared of criminal liability after a three-year investigation, he is free to concentrate on crafting republican strategy for the midterm congressional elections in November. If he is successful, he will have supplied fresh evidence that politics is no longer a place for people with a highly refined sense of honor or healthy regard for the truth, and that nice guys finish somewhere between second and last.
Cheney's involvement in the incident can be seen in the movie:
http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/dickcheney the full video “The Unauthorized Biography of Dick Cheney”… “what it involved in terms of costs for others and what history's judgement could be” can be seen at: http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/video.html (video that includes a Gamma Press / Naudet clip of the second hit never before aired, "The CBC-CGI aka Cheney 'butter close-up plane'.)
The strategy of "overload and sink" [Hiding the truth in "plain sight" Karl Rove dirty tricks that leak the true material in a way that discredits the facts. -- the leaked Bush Cocaine allegation] utilized by Rove can be seen in the way the book "Fortunate Son", describing the actions of George W. Bush, was shoot down by attacking the writer rather than the valuable information contained in it. The writer (James Hatfield) ended up dead [in the movie Horns and Halos we can see a clip of George Herbert W. Bush moving the cords and his lawyers on behalf of his fortunate son George Jr. in an attempt to scare and to discredit the writer Hatfield, another proof of the dangers of dynasties and clans inside the Government].
Here, you can read the Anatomy of another Rove Dirty Trick, this time against Dan Rather... and the list goes on and on...
Now, if you want to see a video of Rove's close party colleagues since their school days, see "Capitol Crimes", related to the corruption of Jack Abramoff and Ralph E. Reed Jr., plus Grover Norquist, Mike Scanlon, Tom DeLay, Bob Ney, Craig L. Schelske, George W. Bush, etc... etc... Some of their corrupt emails can be read here and here.
Then read the next: Ex-Aide Says Evangelicals Mocked in White House "Kuo is not the first official from the Office of Faith-Based Initiatives to question the sincerity of the White House officials regarding the program, and to accuse them of being overly political. In a MEMO to journalist Ron Suskind in October 2002, the first director of that office, John DiIulio, wrote that the White House was more interested in writing a bill that would never pass the Senate but could be used for political purposes... with various officials asking him to prepare anything faith-related for public consumption, with little apparent concern for the substance of the matter, in Kuo's recounting of events... Kuo's book "Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction" also says the faith-based initiative office held events to help the GOP in key 2002 races... [So anti-Bush] accusations are coming from an unlikely source: David Kuo, former deputy director of the White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, which channels federal dollars to religious charities. Kuo says the office was misused to rally evangelical Christians, the Republican base voters, to get GOP politicians elected. Not only that, Kuo claims Bush officials mocked evangelical leaders behind their backs, alleging that in the office of political guru Karl Rove they were called "the nuts." "National Christian leaders received hugs and smiles in person and then were dismissed behind their backs and described as 'ridiculous', 'out of control,' and just plain 'goofy,' " Kuo writes. "You name the important Christian leader, and I have heard them mocked by serious people in serious places," Kuo told "60 Minutes" Sunday night."