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Mark Felt RIP

PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:21 pm
by ydx7
The former senior FBI official died yesterday of congestive heart failure at the age of 95.

If you are unfamiliar with his name, you should know his alias: Deep Throat. He was the man who leaked information during the Watergate scandal.

Re: Mark Felt RIP

PostPosted: Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:58 am
by Redd4
I work in Santa Rosa, CA., where he lived. A true American hero, IMO. He knew what the President was doing was dishonest, and against the best interests of the American people, and he did what he could. Too bad we don't have people like that in government now, nor reporters like Woodward and Bernstein.
I want the press to be antagonistic toward the three branches of government, I want them questioning everything those branches do; that's why they're called "The Fourth Estate". Not so now, I'm afraid.
Forgive my rant.