CIA Watchdog Leaving After Reporting on Illegal Spying

Is it supposed to be a coincidence that the CIA watchdog is leaving now? The problem with a secret organization within government is that our government is supposed to be accountable to voters. We are supposed to be able to make informed choices about who we vote to go into or remain in office. If a major area of policy is secret to voters, then that is an area of tension. It may be unavoidable, but it is in tension with the concept of self-government. To vote intelligently requires knowledge. So Read more […]