John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security, talks with President Obama in the White House dining room, February, 2010. Photo: White House/Pete Souza
New York Magazine: CIA Director Reveals He Was Once a Communist Sympathizer
In 1976, future CIA director John Brennan was a college student disgusted by Watergate and the “system” that produced it. As the young Brennan surveyed the political landscape, only one candidate seemed to be speaking the truth about the need for real change (and/or the dictatorship of the proletariat) — Communist Party nominee Gus Hall.
But by 1980, Brennan grown out of Marxist-Leninism, realized American-style capitalism was the one true way, and decided to devote his life to Uncle Sam’s intelligence apparatus. Or so that former pinko now claims.
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Update #1: Polygraph panic: CIA director fretted his vote for communist -- CNN
Update #2: CIA Director Once Voted for Communist Presidential Candidate -- Washington Free Beacon
Update #3: CIA Director John Brennan Proudly Acknowledges That He Once Voted for a Communist -- PJ Media
WNU Editor: This reminds me of what my father .... a Soviet soldier and Communist who fought in the Second World War and who rose to a senior position in the government .... told me years ago when he decided to move to the West when the Soviet Union fell apart. "Son .... there are more Communists in the U.S. and Canada than in the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Bloc". Sadly .... he is probably still right today. On a side note .... even with his admission John Brennan still got his security clearance. Go figure.