Porter Goss To Purge the CIA of Democrats

Does this make anyone else all queasy?


WASHINGTON — The White House has ordered the new CIA director, Porter Goss,
to purge the agency of officers believed to have been disloyal to President
George W. Bush or of leaking damaging information to the media about the
conduct of the Iraq war and the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to
knowledgeable sources.

“The agency is being purged on instructions from the White House,” said a
former senior CIA official who maintains close ties to both the agency and to
the White House. “Goss was given instructions … to get rid of those soft
leakers and liberal Democrats. The CIA is looked on by the White House as a
hotbed of liberals and people who have been obstructing the president’s