Skip to comments.Anybody But Gorelick!!!
Posted on 03/25/2011 3:51:45 PM PDT by Segovia
We cannot let the moron appoint this woman to succeed Robert Mueller! This person is a national natural disaster.
First, there was her tenure as deputy attorney general under Janet Reno during President Clinton's first term. Reno described Gorelick as Justice's "chief operating officer" from 1993 to 1997. She was a key Reno adviser during the horrendous events in Waco, Texas, in which David Koresh, 76 of his Branch Davidian followers (including 20 women and children) and four federal agents died in an unbelievably bungled assault intended to end a 50-day siege. The Davidians were immolated in an inferno apparently ignited by pyrotechnic gas grenades used by the government in the assault.
Next came Gorelick's move to Fannie Mae, where as vice chairwoman from 1997 to 2003 she was paid in excess of $26 million. During her time at Fannie Mae, Enron-style accounting techniques were used to make the government-chartered mortgage corporation appear to be in better financial shape than it was. As a result of the cooked books, Gorelick was paid more than $800,000 in bonuses in 1998. She was among multiple former Democratic operatives then working at Fannie Mae who received substantial additional compensation for their exertions in what later proved to be a $10 billion scandal. Shortly before the scandal became public, Gorelick told Businessweek that Fannie Mae was "managed safely ... Fannie Mae is among the handful of top-quality institutions." It was also during these years that Fannie Mae began investing heavily in the subprime loans and unsecured mortgage securities that were at the heart of the Great Recession of 2008.
Finally, and most seriously, there is the matter of "Gorelick's Wall" and 9/11. Gorelick was a member of the 9/11 Commission and became a focus of critical attention during its hearings when it became known that during her DOJ tenure she imposed a policy of radical separation between the FBI and the nation's intelligence agencies in terrorism investigations. According to then-Attorney General John Ashcroft, "Gorelick's Wall" was a key reason why "we did not know an attack was coming." By barring such contacts, Ashcroft told the commission, "our agents were isolated by government-imposed walls, handcuffed by government-imposed restrictions, and starved for basic information technology. The old national intelligence system in place on September 11 was destined to fail." Gorelick refused to resign from the commission despite the obvious conflict of interest.
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/2011/03/examiner-editorial-anybody-gorelick-fbi-director#ixzz1HecOguzO
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/editorials/2011/03/examiner-editorial-anybody-gorelick-fbi-director#ixzz1HeaWKkvq
I cannot believe anyone would even consider this ditz for the job. More proof that we’ve got a bunch of braindead morons running the government. Gorelick should be in jail not head of the FBI.
Stupid is as stupid does....
but this is so in character for O’Bastard to appoint her— it’s how to do the most damage— just like everything else he has done since he assumed office.
They have got to be kidding...
It is not stupid or brain dead it is evil. She is a criminal. 9/11 and the looting of Freddie Mac was her handiwork. What a corrupt country. Keep watching Obama TV - it supports them.
She has the “BLOOD” of 3,000 American’s on her hands!!
“they” are not only not kidding, they are not amused. They’ll get their Gorelick in or our heads off!
She is the perfect match for Eric Holder. She is perfectly qualified to be 0bama’s FBI director. She is a radical, marxist, hates the USA, and incompetent. What is there not to like? /s
They could exhume J. Edgar Hoover, dress the corpse up in women’s underwear, prop him behind a desk, and you still would have a better choice for FBI director.
We conservatives win a battle every now and then. This proves how lost the war truly is.
The Democrat resume enhancement program works folks.
Fail/ruin your way to bigger things.
Never doubt it!
That’s not the half of it. Just think. The commie biatch will have access to ALL of the FBI files. Something even Bill and Hillary could have only wished for. This is not good for America. Before you know it, Pvt Manning will be emailing them to his butt buddy Assange.
What a great country we live in...
Reason #725348 why we are the most corrupt democracy on this planet.
Whodda thunk that the maggot-infested, commie hippies would someday take possession of all of America’s money.
Could this pack of rats be any more corrupt?
Anyone except anyone Obama would consider.
Actually I can’t think of anyone more suited to be O’s FBI director than Gorelick. There is a certain symmetry there.
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