Hmm. My recollection is that the initial leak to Robert Novak actually came from Richard Armitage, the disclosure from Armitage seemed to be inadvertent or unwitting rather than a calculated political attack, and Armitage actually apologized. I think I also remember that Novak further approached officials to get confirmation, rather than being sought out by multiple sources.

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