Scott Carmichael, the self-deprecating Defense Intelligence Agency official who investigated Cuban spy Ana Montes, wrote in his book that he looks like Chris Farley of Saturday Night Live.
Actually, the more he continues his book tour, the more he resembles not an actor, but a prop in a show – I would say a right-wing show, but that would give conservatism and political philosophy in general a bad name.
I’m sorry I missed him, but his appearance was covered by Newsmax.com, which is sort of a wire service with attitude.
Newsmax called him DIA’s “top counter-spy,” which is a considerable promotion –
According to Newsmax,
Joe McCarthy, call your office.
This is a clumsy innuendo that looks ridiculous to readers of
Also appearing was Paul Crespo, a
Brave statements, no names provided.
Norman Bailey, who was dismissed after serving three months as the intelligence community’s Cuba-Venezuela “mission manager,” also appeared. He wondered, according to Newsmax, why none of Montes’ analytical work has been disavowed by the government.
Maybe, in the case of bioweapons allegations, it’s because the intelligence community – post-Ana Montes – re-examined its files on weapons of mass destruction programs worldwide and downgraded its assessment of
Newsmax breaks new ground in reporting that Bailey:
“…was summarily fired without explanation in March 2007 by the incoming Director of National Intelligence, Gen. Mike McConnell, after asking too many questions about
Newsmax also reports:
“Montes also played a decisive role in suppressing intelligence obtained from Cuban sources in 1994 that led other analysts to conclude that Castro was developing biological weapons. ‘Ana objected so strongly to the draft that she actually spiked it. That's the kind of power she had,’
That assertion is not in