Poetry Column November 21, 2005 Issue Scooter Libby: A Republican Nursery Rhyme Scooter Libby: A Republican Nursery Rhyme Catching small fry, letting the big fish go. By Calvin Trillin November 3, 2005 Facebook Twitter Email Print Scooter Libby told a fib. He Shouldn’t have told at all. Though not slimy all the time, he Has to take the fall. Permaslimer all-the-timer Rove has got away. Naught to plea to, he’s now free to Slime another day.