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Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Politicizing the Central Intelligence Agency

You would think it would be a bad idea to make an organization with the power to place wiretaps (see: Watergate) and a license to kill (see: Worldwide Attack Matrix, or WAM) overtly partisan. Our new DCI (Director of Central Intelligence, aka the man who knows or should know EVERYTHING) would disagree.


New C.I.A. Chief Tells Workers to Back Administration Policies
Published: November 17, 2004

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 - Porter J. Goss, the new intelligence chief, has told Central Intelligence Agency employees that their job is to "support the administration and its policies in our work,'' a copy of an internal memorandum shows.

"As agency employees we do not identify with, support or champion opposition to the administration or its policies," Mr. Goss said in the memorandum, which was circulated late on Monday. He said in the document that he was seeking "to clarify beyond doubt the rules of the road."


Fuck! I fucking hate this. Resist, people!