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"I'm Not a Lawyer": Brennan's Confirmation Obfuscations

ken5213 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 7:30 PM
I read the same thing. Why doesn't somebody ask Brennan the question?
Esther46 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 7:46 PM
Ken: there's an article that came out today on confirming Brennan's status as a muslim.
President Obama's nominee for CIA Director John Brennan arrived on Capitol Hill prepared to expertly parry questions from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, calmly affirming that he believes in President Obama's counterterrorism policy and, when pressed, simply did not answer some of the tough questions.

It's understandable that Brennan would punt in the face of the Intelligence Committee. Public hearings have to skirt around confidential information and, more than once, questions centered on a 6000-page report on the utility of enhanced interrogation techniques that has not been made public. Repeatedly, however, Brennan leaned on excuses and equivocations to dodge...