Somehow I thought that if someone was held up as an example of standing up for the "courage of their convictions", then they should also accept the consequences.
[link|http://thenexthurrah.typepad.com/the_next_hurrah/files/52507_fitzgerald_sentencing_memorandum.pdf|Libby's a whining liar].
Dean [link|http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2002/05/31/AR2005112200792.html|talked to the Senate investigators] before he was granted immunity. He understood that Nixon was damaging the country and he stood up and took the heat for testifying against a pretty [link|http://edition.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1998/02/13/cq/poll.html|popular president]. He served time.
For someone who's so idealistic about so many things, I'm surprised that you think that Libby's somehow honorable. It seems to me that our system of government and our judicial system cannot work if people lie under oath and obstruct justice.
But different strokes, I guess.
("But what about Clinton?" That's a different thread...)