Originally Posted by mhgaffney
Don't forget, HW Bush had already been CIA chief, under Pres Ford. Reagan also named HW Bush to head up his war on drugs.
It was HW Bush who ran Panamanian drug lord Manuel Noriega -- and HW Bush who oversaw Oliver North and the whole Contra War effort -- which later blew up in Reagan's face.
Bush was Mr teflon -- always off the radar screen -- even as he led CIA management of the drug trade while VP. CIA used drug money to fund covert ops.
I didn't mean it rhetorically. I really want to know.
Has some random crazy nobody ever killed anyone important or blown anything important up without it having been orchestrated by someone on the inside?
Seems like every time something bad happens, you've got some kind of conspiracy lined up behind it.