I haven't been following or blogging about the Scooter Libby trial, but Jeff Lomonaco, who's been covering it for the Prospect, makes a very good bottom-line point: "Vice President's main adviser has just been convicted of obstructing an investigation not just of himself but of the Vice President." Insofar as Libby looks unlikely to flip on Cheney, it appears the effort to obstruct the underlying investigation can be deemed a success.

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