more on this from Steve Clemons (linked at Kos):

First of all, this means that Vice President Cheney has known all along that he was Scooter Libby’s source — and whether Libby had license from him or not to try and slaughter the reputation of Joe Wilson — CHENEY KNEW.

The entire charade of President Bush stating that he wanted to get to the bottom of who leaked Plame’s name — and who was involved — is no longer believable at any level. Cheney would not have failed to disclose this to Bush, and Bush played along as if none of his staff were involved. They confessed nothing — accepted no responsibilty — until forced by Fitzgerald […]