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Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:10 PM

There is a second sacred wall at the CIA. Trump disrespects that one every day.

By Michael Morell
January 29
Michael Morell was deputy director and twice acting director of the CIA.

As you walk through the main lobby of the CIA, your gaze is drawn to the right ó toward the Memorial Wall, with its 117 stars, one for each CIA officer who has died in the line of duty; toward the Book of Honor listing the names of those officers, where cover considerations allow; and toward the fresh flowers that are almost always there, placed by friends and colleagues inspired by their sacrifice.

It was this wall that drew so much negative commentary about President Trumpís visit to the CIA this month ó the presidentís brief, almost offhand reference to a memorial that is the soul of the agency, and his clear elevation of his ego above the sacrifices of those memorialized on the wall. Such commentaries were on the mark, and they captured my own feelings as well.


But there is another wall in the lobby that carries almost as much significance as the Memorial Wall ó the wall that is to the left as you enter, the wall that your eye often misses. On that wall is a verse from the Gospel of John that reads, ďAnd ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.Ē


https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/there-is-a-second-sacred-wall-at-the-cia-trump-disrespects-that-one-every-day/2017/01/29/d1961480-e675-11e6-bf6f-301b6b443624_story.html?utm_term=.82e7a3e84bd6

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Response to orangecrush (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:27 PM

1. I find it odd that Trump paid them a call, that was his priority.

 

I wonder what nonsense the Kremlin put into his tiny brain?

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Response to Rex (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 1, 2017, 10:39 AM

2. Under the present circumstances

We may never know.

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Response to orangecrush (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 1, 2017, 01:33 PM

3. We probably never will.

 

The truth could be more terrifying than anything our imaginations can come up with.

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