David Corn is the Washington bureau chief of Mother Jones and the co-author of Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War and is the author of The Lies of George W. Bush. He writes a blog at davidcorn.com.
Libby had become a symbol of the Bush White House's problem with the truth. And now the final act in the long-running CIA leak scandal -- Bush's commutation -- stands as another symbol of this grand theme: Lying doesn't really bother this crowd.
<i>A Mighty Heart</i>, the real life story of Danny Pearl, a journalist killed by al Qaeda jihadists, unfortunately was not designed to tell this important story. Rather, it was custom-built to showcase Angelina Jolie's talent.