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Tilting at Windmills

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October 1, 2004
By: Kevin Drum

PORTER GOSS UPDATE....When he was going through his confirmation hearings for the post of CIA director, Republican congressman Porter Goss swore repeatedly that he would never, ever be a partisan hack. Why, as soon as he was confirmed, he'd practically forget he'd ever even been a politician, let alone a Republican politician.

Today, with the annoying formalities of confirmation safely over, Goss has apparently had a change of heart. His first act? He named four congressional aides all of them Republican political appointees to key positions within the agency.

And when the tedious formalities of the election are over, which promises do you think George Bush will immediately break if he's reelected? There's a long list to choose from.

Kevin Drum 5:34 PM Permalink | Trackbacks

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