Bush Family retainer and Republican dirty trickster Karl Rove, under grand jury
investigation for leaking the fact that Ambassador Joseph Wilson's wife Valerie
Plame is a covert CIA operative, may face a stiff prison term, since "outing"
an agent like Plame is a federal crime.
Rove, allegedly a closet homosexual like other top leaders of the Republican
Party, including RNC chairman Ken Mehlman and Republican apparatchiks Ralph
Reed and Gary Bauer, may be preparing himself for the eventuality of prison,
writes Al Martin, author of "The Conspirators: Secrets of an Iran Contra
"We have an update on Karl Rove, the Fairy Queen of the Gay Old Party.
That's G.O.P. to the unenlightened," writes Martin in his column
"Asset Protection: A Timely Update." (7-4-05)
"The speculation is the grand jury will finger Karl as the leaker with
regards to the Valerie Plame CIA situation. Then he's going to put Bob Novak
right in the frame."
In a recent interview, Martin confirms that Rove has deep family ties to the
Bush Family through Prescott Bush, who was a sales agent for the Portugal-based
subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel, which sold war materiel to the Nazis during World