Something else behind CIA shakeup?
I'm not sure what to make of this. The White House pick to replace Goss also has a connection to the Cunningham bribery scandal.
While director of the National Security Agency, Gen. Michael V. Hayden contracted the services of a top executive at the company at the center of the Cunningham bribery scandal, according to two former employees of the company. [...]I have a bad feeling about this. If the Cunningham connection isn't what forced Goss out then why the sudden switch? Could he have balked at facilitating some new nefarious White House plan? Call me paranoid but with the preferred candidate being military, former head of the NSA and unable to grasp the complete meaning of the Fourth Amendment, I'm now thinking this is all about taking another step towards martial law. How better to enforce the power of the unitary executive?
As an MZM employee, King was involved in a number of controversial projects. In 2002, he was a key adviser to the team creating CIFA, the Pentagon's domestic surveillance operation. In 2004, he was one of three MZM staffers who worked on the White House Robb-Silberman Commission, which recommended expanding CIFA's powers.