I actually laughed quite a bit when I first read this article in Politico, Democrats: CIA is out to get us
Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques in order to deflect attention and blame away from itself.
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, said he finds it “interesting” that a document detailing congressional briefings was released just as “some of the groups that have been responsible for these interrogation techniques were taking the most criticism.”
Wise up you ignorant boobs, the CIA is a powerful organization that deals in secrets and the truth. They have correctly discerned that they are under attack from politicians seeking a scape goat for their botched decisions.
If you push them, they will push back – hard. You must not assume that they will take any of your blame, because they are not your whipping-boy.
Advice to the current government, if you want to undermine the CIA, you have to be better at it than they are, and they have been doing this cloak and dagger stuff for some 60 years or so.