'Scooter' Libby's new job

Ahhh, community. From Ari Melber comes this item off the newswire. The next time you see something from the Hudson Institute -- a comment from one of their fellows in the paper perhaps -- just remember where it came from.

The Hudson Institute has hired indicted former Cheney aide, I. Lewis 'Scooter' Libby, as a "senior advisor."

According to H.I. Chairman Walter P. Stern: "Scooter Libby brings decades of experience to Hudson Institute that will strengthen our robust research efforts. We look forward to drawing on his expertise."

No comment on what that means exactly.

But a body can't help but wonder whether the fact that Richard Perle is a Trustee of the Institute or whether the presence of a number of other Project for a New American Century sleazeballs has anything to do with this hire, which, according to Melber pays "Reportedly over $160K annual..."

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