Obama’s new Deputy CIA Director has no CIA experience and a thing for reading aloud erotic fiction

Poor Richard’s News
13 June 2013

So, when your Deputy CIA Director steps down in the middle of a massive scandal, who do you suppose would be a good person to appoint.  How about a lawyer with no intelligence experience who used to read aloud at “erotica nights” at her local bookstore. Yeah, that about sums up what Obama just did.

from Newsweek:

The former host of “Erotica Night” at a Baltimore bookstore will be the first-ever female No. 2 official at the CIA.

On Wednesday, Barack Obama nominated Avril Danica Haines to be the deputy director of the CIA, replacing Michael Morell, who twice served as acting director of the agency but took much of the blame for editing the highly controversial talking points around the 2012 attack on the consulate in Benghazi. As a lawyer in the White House Counsel’s office, Haines oversaw the approval process for the CIA’s covert actions, acting as a vital link between the CIA and the president…


The article continues at Poor Richard’s News.

H/T Clash Daily


Related: Deputy CIA director Mike Morell resigns; Update: Morell to join Obama’s intel advisory board

…The person set to replace Morell as deputy is — ta da — a White House lawyer  who’s worked on national security issues. Is she being chosen because new CIA chief John Brennan knows/respects her from his time working with her in the WH or because O wants a tighter hold on the CIA and needs loyalists in charge there to make it happen?…


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