Originally Posted By: Greger
when it comes to career professionals in the intelligence agencies, there is a clear divide between the political operatives and the professionals,

Sure there is, but we never hear what the career professionals have to say, Just what the political operatives want us to hear. Actual intelligence ALWAYS goes through a political filter before we hear it.

Actually we did get to hear some of the professionals recently.
Sorry, I try to keep track of individuals, and I don't throw them all into one knee-jerk box.
I do actually trust James Mattis, I do actually trust Barry McCaffrey, even if they do not have a perfect record.
I do trust Russell Honore, I do trust Colonel Vindman.

I don't trust John Negroponte, I don't trust Porter Goss, or Gina Haspell. There's more but you get the point.
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