White House Raises Bar for Termination
Originally, in 2003, White House officials stated categorically that anyone involved in the leak of Plame's identity would be fired.
I guess they didn't plan on getting caught!
Several MSM outlets have misreported on Bush's earlier statements, adding on that he has previously stated only a criminal charge will necessitate firing. In reality, only recently has Bush added the caveat that findings of illegal activity will be required for him to consider dismissal. So, if Kerry was a "flip-flopper," is Dubya a "waffler?"
Read more at Media Matters.