• Since Patrick Fitzgerald refuses to inform the Libby defense team, the Court, or the country whether Valerie Plame was, in fact, an undercover CIA operative, here is a suggestion to Libby's legal team: Seek the deposition of Valerie Plame, force Fitzgerald's hand (he will oppose it as irrelevant to his case), and explain to the Court that the deposition relates directly to Fitzgerald's October 28,