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Marcy Wheeler is an independent journalist writing about national security and civil liberties. She writes as emptywheel at her eponymous blog, publishes at outlets including Vice, Motherboard, the Nation, the Atlantic, Al Jazeera, and appears frequently on television and radio. She is the author of Anatomy of Deceit, a primer on the CIA leak investigation, and liveblogged the Scooter Libby trial.
Marcy has a PhD from the University of Michigan, where she researched the “feuilleton,” a short conversational newspaper form that has proven important in times of heightened censorship. Before and after her time in academics, Marcy provided documentation consulting for corporations in the auto, tech, and energy industries. She lives with her spouse in Grand Rapids, MI.
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Well, I offered a scenario for how Ari could be Mr. X last week. Now I’m getting to the hard part–exploring how Armitage could be Mr. X, the source of Plame’s identity for both Woodward and Novak.
But before I do that, let me clarify what I’m doing and why I’m doing it (and why I did the Ari scenario).