I have long maintained that Joe McCarthy was right. There were spies in the State Department and in other places in the government. He just did a poor PR job of selling his story, plus the spies he was after went to the right schools, knew the right friends, attended the right parties and were socially acceptable.
Of course the released accounts of Soviet penetration, FBI, NSA and other documents spells it out. And yes we managed to fry a couple of them, although the Left condemned us for doing so, and some to this day claim they were innocent.
But all in all very few are unaware of what happened, who were the suckers that by their actions gave aid and comfort to the Soviet's minions.
You think that it couldn't happen again. I mean fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me.
Well, shame on them.
We’ve had Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames. Now another case of spying has emerged from the halls of our government institutions. And this one may raise a sardonic chuckle over how casual liberal sympathies and knee-jerk Bush bashing made a Communist agent seem normal among the elites in academia and our nation’s capital.
Kendall Myers, who worked for the State Department for some 30 years starting in 1977, eventually earning Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance, pled guilty and was convicted last month of spying for Cuban intelligence for virtually all that time. He has been sentenced to life imprisonment. His wife, Gwendolyn, was not employed by the State Department, but pled guilty as his accomplice and received a sentence of six to seven and a half years.
Thirty years of spying and what does get? Life? Would you want to make a bet that means less than 10 and a then a parole. Maybe even a pardon if we have a Leftie Democrat in the Prez's office.
And his wife gets six to seven and a half? You think that is justice?
Why not a joint hanging. Kinda let them go out together.
But I digress. Let's look at what else we have:
In a heated speech at Johns Hopkins in 2006, which the State Department had to repudiate, Myers raised eyebrows when he denigrated the “special relationship” between the United States and Great Britain as a myth, and argued that Prime Minister Tony Blair had been duped by President Bush into supporting the war in Iraq. “His was not the measured, balanced presentation you might expect of a State Department official,” said Robin Niblett of the U.K. Another possible eyebrow-raiser was Mr. Myers’s work on a biography of Neville Chamberlain, whose policies toward the Nazis he admired.
Nonetheless, during the couple’s time in Washington, nothing about Mr. Myers seemed exceptional. He fit right in with his anti-American attitudes and bitter fury at U.S. policies — his “deep and long-standing anger toward his country,” as court documents put it. “To his liberal neighbors in Northwest D.C. it was nothing out of the ordinary,” according to the Washington Post. “We were all appalled by the Bush years,” volunteered a neighbor.
So appalled that the State Department failed to support the President's policies and ignored a snake in their midst.
And yet the Lefties of the world claim to not understand why we do not trust them.
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