Fitz in retreat . . .

. . . from his claim that Scooter Libby knew he was to tell NYT's Judith Miller that the declassified intelligence report had as a "key judgment" that "Iraq was 'vigorously trying to procure' uranium," as Fitz -- Prosecutor Patrick, rattler of Mayordaley II's cage as in John Kass today -- told the court last week, in his special prosecutor life in Washington. 
He should have said Libby knew he was to pass on "some of the key judgments of the NIE, and that [italics added] the [declassified report] stated that Iraq was 'vigorously trying to procure' uranium" and he asked the judge to make the correction in his filing.
Do not feel bad if you don't get the importance of all this, any more than if you can't follow Fitz vs. Libby in general, which is based not on doing what he's supposed to have lied about but on his supposedly lying about it. 
But if Fitz did things this way -- skinning back on what fed a media frenzy only days earlier -- in Chicago, he would not have Daley worried about him as Kass says he is today.
I still think he's in over his head with this one and should get back to Chicago immediately.

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