Skip to main content

View Diary: WSJ: Fitzgerald going after WHIG on conspiracy charges (374 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  WHIG roster, and the List of 21: (4.00)
    WHIG, chaired by Bush's Chief of Staff Andrew Card, the regular members of which were Karl Rove, the president's senior political adviser; communications strategists Karen Hughes, Mary Matalin and James R. Wilkinson; legislative liaison Nicholas E. Calio; and policy advisers led by Rice and her deputy, Stephen J. Hadley, along with "Scooter" Libby, Cheney's Chief of Staff. In other words, WHIG included the key decision makers (Rove, Rice, Card, Cheney-via Libby), and the key propaganda specialists (Hughes, Matalin, et al.).

    Here's the commonly cited List of 21:
    21 Administration Officials Involved In Plame Leak
    The cast of administration characters with known connections to the outing of an undercover CIA agent:

    Karl Rove
    I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby
    Condoleezza Rice
    Stephen Hadley
    Andrew Card
    Alberto Gonzales
    Mary Matalin
    Ari Fleischer
    Susan Ralston
    Israel Hernandez
    John Hannah
    Scott McClellan
    Dan Bartlett
    Claire Buchan
    Catherine Martin
    Colin Powell
    Karen Hughes
    Adam Levine
    Bob Joseph
    Vice President Dick Cheney
    President George W. Bush

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site