Skip to comments.Peter Lucas: NSA could use Al Sharpton
Posted on 04/15/2014 8:06:38 AM PDT by luke1825
President Barack Obama ought to appoint the Rev. Al Sharpton to succeed Gen. Keith Alexander as director of the National Security Agency.
Alexander ended his directorship of the controversial spy agency and its global surveillance dragnets, as well as his 39-year military career, when he retired last week.
Sharpton may not be a general, but he is a civil-rights activist and a man who is not only close to the president but was a community organizer, just like Obama.
More importantly, he has a lot of experience in surveillance and spy work, having served as a wired-up, paid informer for the FBI in its war against New York Mafia kingpins and drug dealers.
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Shasrpton is a General, - A General Pain in the Butt!