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Richard Who? Most Libby Pardon Coverage Fails to Mention Original Plamegate Leaker

Posted on 14 April 2018

<p>Most of the establishment press's coverage of President Donald Trump's pardon of Scooter Libby has not mentioned Richard Armitage, the person who admitted that he first leaked allegedly covert CIA agent Valerie Plame's name to journalist Robert Novak in 2003. This pervasive failure includes items at the Associated Press, <em>New York Times</em>, the <em>Washington Post</em>, and over 80 percent of Google News stories about Libby.</p>