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Amid the deluge of press reactions to the President’s commuting of Scooter Libby’s prison sentence, I’ve seen only Robert Novak make this point about Bush’s decision not to pardon Libby but rather to reinforce prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald’s case against Libby:

“By endorsing the jury’s verdict and not criticizing Fitzgerald, Bush makes it difficult — if not impossible — to issue a subsequent full pardon.”

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