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September 21, 2016

Obama's CIA Director Voted for The Communist Party For President

Obama's CIA Director supported the Communist Party during the latter height of the Cold War. (Note: I originally said he voted Communist in 1980. This seems to be an error on my part (and an error of the guy I got it from); he's saying he got polygraphed in 1980, and was remembering voting Communist in an election prior to that time.)

Yes, this makes perfect sense, doesn't it?

CNN plays this like a funny, silly anecdote about one man's panic at the polygraph, and how he chose to tell the truth.

At his first polygraph test to enter the CIA, the future director had a secret.

John Brennan on Thursday recalled being asked a standard question for a top security clearance at his early CIA lie detector test: Have you ever worked with or for a group that was dedicated to overthrowing the US?

"I froze," Brennan said during a panel discussion about diversity in the intelligence community at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual conference. "This was back in 1980, and I thought back to a previous election where I voted, and I voted for the Communist Party candidate...

PS: This sounds to me like Lois Lerner's planted question to disclose the targeting of conservative groups right before that story was going to break on its own anyway.

I don't think Brennan is just offering this tidbit by happenstance. I think he got press inquires about it. So now he tells this funny, human, uplifting tale about that silly time he voted for a party sworn to overthrow the American government and impose a dictatorship.


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