Time Magazine reporter Matthew Cooper has said he will testify in the Valerie Plame kerfuffle. There. I always wanted to use that word. Judith Miller says no dice and is heading for the jail cell.
Cooper took the podium in the court and told the judge, "Last night I hugged my son goodbye and told him it might be a long time before I see him again."
"I went to bed ready to accept the sanctions" for not testifying, Cooper said. But he told the judge that not long before his early afternoon appearance, he had received "in somewhat dramatic fashion" a direct personal communication from his source freeing him from his commitment to keep the source's identity secret.
Okay. Meanwhile today marks the 358th day that Robert Novak remains at large. Sources tell me that he is hiding out on CNN, but since nobody watches that particular cable channel anymore, he's probably safe there.