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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

No Experience Necessary?

For further proof how dimwitted this administration is, Peach readers need only look at FBI Director Robert Mueller's testimony in an employment lawsuit. In it he explains how no seemingly vital experience was necessary to join the anti-terror unit.

According to Mueller, a background in Arabic, Middle East or international issues is not a requirement for his counterterrorism supervisors. In fact, most of the men Mueller hired to run the war on terror felt that this experience was not important for promoting the agents they promoted.

When asked about his grasp of Middle Eastern culture and history, Gary Bald, the bureau's executive assistant director in charge of counterterrorism replied, "I wish I had it. It would be nice."

It would be nice? The Peach thinks it would be more than "nice." It should be damned mandatory. But that would not suit this administration's ultimate goal. This is another example of how the White House encourages the dumbing down of its employees in order to maintain power. The less they know, the less they can say about how wrong or miscalculating "Little Boots" Bush's policy decisions are.

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