Skip to comments.Val for DCI
Posted on 05/08/2006 8:15:41 PM PDT by neverdem
Valerie Plame should be the next Director of Central Intelligence, not Gen. Mike Hayden. Now that the CIA's Praetorian Guard has -- with the connivance of National Intelligence Director John Negroponte -- rid itself of Porter Goss, the CIA is confidently preparing to march back into the intelligence dark ages that preceded 9/11.
Gen. Hayden -- former head of the National Intelligence Agency and most famous for his strong defense of the NSA terrorist surveillance program -- is slated to be nominated for the DCI post today. Hayden, now Negroponte's deputy and choice for DCI, will face tough questioning in his confirmation hearing about the warrantless interception of phone calls and e-mail traffic between known terrorist connections in the United States with their pals overseas. Nevertheless he will be confirmed and take his place at CIA or, rather, the place that the CIA bureaucracy has prepared for him.
The entrenched CIA Praetorian Guard has announced its plan for Hayden's tenure. In two Sunday Washington Post stories (here and here), another in the New York Times and a Times editorial, CIA sources got their media pals to argue that the greatest concern for the future of our primary intelligence agency is how Gen. Hayden will conduct their turf war against the Defense Department. In the two WaPo stories, the CIA's turf battle against Donald Rumsfeld is mentioned five times. The NYT story is relatively mild in mentioning it only once, but the editorial makes up for that by making the attack on Rumsfeld's partial control of intelligence its central theme. The CIA sources who pushed these stories care only about their power and privileges. The essential transformation of the intelligence agencies to make America safer is not on their minds.
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Hayden is going to get a pass from the Democrats after a lot of "public protesting".
That is assuming Democrats bother to read polls they didn't sponsor.
She could pass on everything we have to her terrorist friends real easy. The left would be thrilled at the idea. Maybe they should suggest it, loud and clear, over and over, many many times, so all of America can't miss it.
I think the left should go for it.
Valerie "I'm wearing Armani" Plame is part of the Cabal to bring down Bush.....will they succeed?
NO NO NO! Not Valerie! Joe Wilson!
If the country wants to go completely insane, we may as well do it right, and get the complete destruction of the nation over with as quickly as possible.
Who will take over if Val suffers from postpartum depression again?
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