Aaron Aardvark, a commenter on this Kevin Drum post suggests of the fingering of Rove that
This whole thing is sounding more and more like a typical Rovian preemptive strike. Rove "leaks" a story that is soon discredited. The result slops over to the whole Plame affair. Same thing he did with the Texas ANG papers.Kevin has a new post on the Michael Isikoff Newsweek story and there's not much there there.
I think Aaron may be right. I hope not, but the fingerprints look familiar.