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  •  Well, I think it was a slap in the face. (2+ / 0-)
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    kafkananda, utopia

    Designed to piss them off to raise the profile of the issue.  But there are sound policy reasons behind the selection; reasons for why Obama needs a qualified neophyte loyalist in the position.  The Corner, which I read religiously to see the crazy shit K-Lo writes, has two great articles in staunch support of the selection.  Basically, the present following argument:

    -- The CIA is a fucked up hole where bureaucrats go to steal money.
    -- Fixing the CIA is integral to national security.
    -- The only way you can fix the CIA is through an outsider loyalist.

    •  Unfortunatly I have a small working knowledge of (1+ / 0-)
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      such sweet thunder

      how some things are done there and the process has been FUBAR for a long time with no change in course forseen.

      I get along just fine with God. It's his fan club I have significant problems with.

      by utopia on Tue Jan 06, 2009 at 10:45:31 AM PST

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