In case you just awoke from a two-week nap

Libby, indicted on five counts, resigns. Rove escapes indictment for now, but the investigation will continue — a situation the right-wing’s favorite talking action-figure Barbie calls the “worst possible scenario” for the White House.

Americablog summarizes the special prosecutor’s press conference as it happens. The upshot: Libby compromised national security and lied about everything to the grand jury. The indictments are available online.

Apparently Libby writes thrillers centered on “conspiratorial murmurs.” I wonder where on earth he gets the inspiration for those? (Last link via Bookslut.)


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