As regular readers know

As regular readers know, TPM never goes in for self-congratulation. But let’s make an exception.

We’ve been making the case about Richard Perle’s cheesy inside-the-administration, outside-the-administration double game since early October.

Now the bigs are getting into the action. Bob Novak asked Secretary Rumsfeld about it over the weekend on Novak, Hunt & Shields. And no sooner does that happen than Maureen Dowd’s gotta get into the act.

All I can say, welcome aboard! And Maureen, whatever I said about you in the past, that’s all behind us. Let’s do lunch. It’ll be fab!

P.S. Actually more I-told-you-so to come when Vanity Fair releases its January issue with David Rose’s article on mid-1990s Sudan policy.