October 18, 2005

This is a jittery week in Washington

"I believe that both Libby and Rove will be indicted - not for what the original referral was about but for some combination of disclosing classified information or perhaps failing to be fully candid with federal investigators or with the grand jury."

That would be a very big deal indeed, which is why the famously cool Bush White House is sweating profusely.

Columnist Joe Klein chronicled the chaos caused by the legal and ethical travails of the Clinton administration, and he sees it happening all over again.

"There is a kind of paralysis that has infected everything - their decisions on Iraq, their decisions on Katrina. We have been here before during the Clinton years, and it's kind of shocking to me that we're back with special prosecutors again."

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