Cooper: "Scooter's My Source."
So was Cheney's chief of staff Lewis "Scooter" Libby the source who outed Valerie Plame? Inquiring minds want to know... An update on the whole dealio.
The reporter at the eye of the storm, Time's Matthew Cooper, says that he has been released from his confidentiality pledge to Libby, thus allowing him to testify.
NYT media reporter Jacques Steinberg outlines how the case threatens to "undermine what reporters have long regarded as their constitutionally protected privilege for shielding their sources."
Vanessa Leggett of the Houston Chronicle warns that this case is "about every American losing a significant measure of freedom."
So was it Libby, as many have suspected, who named Plame as a covert CIA operative? Paging Mr. Novak...