Karl Rove is known at the White House as “the architect,” the strategist behind President Bush’s political victories. Sometimes he’s even called “Bush’s brain.” Now “the leaker” may become his new nickname, and some wonder if the White House deputy chief of staff will survive.
Today we take a close-up look at White House lying about the outing of a covert CIA agent – and the news media’s complicity in covering it up.
Down at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the mood is not just somber. It’s downright doom and gloom. The Bush Administration has been caught in another lie, a big lie, one that involves the President’s closest advisor divulging classified information to a reporter, an outright breach of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act.