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BREAKING NEWS: Scooter Libby Found Guilty on 4 Out of 5 Charges

Reported by Janie - March 6, 2007 -

All of the major media outlets are currently reporting that I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby has been found guilty on 4 out of the 5 charges he was facing for perjury and obstruction of justice.

Merry Fitzmas!

Update I: According to CNN, "Libby was convicted of obstruction of justice, making a false statement and two counts of perjury." He faces a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and a fine of $1 million. Sentencing to be held on June 5th.

Update II: According to ThinkProgress, the spin on Fox has already begun:

"Fox news legal analyst Andrew Napolitano spins the verdict for the defense, arguing that there is a basis for Libby’s defense counsel to say the jury 'misunderstood the nature of the charges' and was 'hopelessly confused.' (ThinkProgress has the video)