Skip to comments.Political Extremism Infiltrates the Pentagon
Posted on 04/24/2009 5:00:21 AM PDT by TDCAnalyst
Every once in a while something happens so shocking, so inconceivable, that it threatens to remove the last bastions of confidence I have in the federal government. The appointment of Rosa Brooks, the radical left-wing Los Angeles Times columnist, as an advisor to Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michelle Fluornoy is one of those moments. And by advisor, I dont mean someone who talks on an informal basis I mean a full-time advisor so committed to helping formulate policy that she had to leave her position as a fire-breathing partisan columnist.
Its frighteningly unclear what caused Brooks to receive the appointment. Shes the author of a book about civil liberties during wartime, is a law professor, and is the director of Georgetown University Law Centers Human Rights Institute. But why was Brooks, out of the thousands of legal experts in the country, chosen to become a high-level advisor? What made her so attractive? It cant be her admittedly impressive resume, as there surely are other equally prestigious advisors available in this country of 300 million people.
Brooks could only have been chosen for the opinions shes voiced, so its fair to ask what positions she has that made her catch the eye of Fluornoy and whoever else recommended her.
Was it her attitude towards the previous administration, which she described as local authoritarians? On more than one occasion, shes questioned the sanity of President Bush, hardly the tone of respect President Obama sought to bring to todays broken politics. In her piece titled Straightjacket Bush, Brooks says that the president and vice president should be treated like psychotics who need treatment....
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Appointing someone higher up would have needed congressional oversight, wouldn’t it?
So you appoint your own Wormtongue to infiltrate and report back to the boss anyone who “doesn’t go along”
Isn’t it interesting that on the heels of Brooks’ appointment, the Pentagon releases another dose of prisoner “abuse” photos to incite the ACORN-made mob?
This is coordination on the left, folks. Just like AIG, the administration starts the hysteria, then the right counters with contradictory evidence, then the administration pours gasoline on the fire and lets the mobs take it from there.
The perceived “public outcry” motivates even Republicans to support the administrations’ initiatives.
No, it's perfectly clear: Obama despises and aims to destroy America, and he's appointing like-minded individuals to help with the mission.
Bill Ayers was unavailable. He was the first choice.
No surprise, considering that the POTUS is a communist traitor mole.
Which means that our global political enemies will finally have access before too long.
Incompetence and radicalism from top to bottom
Great point. This is like putting KGB “political officers” into the Red Army.
A sampling of Ms. Brooks scholarly writings. You can find the others at google scholar. Enjoy
Protecting Rights in the Age of Terrorism
The slight to the Brits wasn't an accident. The bow was NOT a mistake. This appointment fits the pattern. It's all intentional.
Could be - we'll know when elections are canceled for "security reasons"...
Your right the Soviets got the A-Bomb from leftist in the Manhattan project.
“Obama despises and aims to destroy America, and he’s appointing like-minded individuals to help with the mission.”
Do these ‘like minded’ individuals UNDERSTAND that if they destroy this country and it is occupied by foreign powers, the FIRST people eliminated are the USEFUL IDIOTS like Brooks???
The perceived public outcry motivates even Republicans to support the administrations initiatives.
They are following the Godfather/mafia methods exactly. They just ‘show’ the Republicans the alternatives if they refuse to go along with our new Leaders.
In return Stalin advised the Allies of the presence of that spy, presumably to protect whatever mutual value he could obtain from that work.
The Japanese spy (an Englishman) flew the coop before he could be captured.
The Rosenberg/Greenglass cabal simply wasn't up to the task of providing the quality of espionage Stalin had when Sorge was still alive and working.
Another embarrassment to Obama. He’s too dumb to realize what he is doing will do him and his Presidency in.