Breaking news: Bush commutes Libby’s prison sentence

President Bush has just commuted the prison term portion of “Scooter” Libby’s sentence for perjury and obstruction of justice.

The remainder of Libby’s sentence — the $250,000 fine and two years probation — remains in effect, but Libby will not be spending any time behind bars.

Update (Lorie): Hot Air has a good roundup of reaction.

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