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Response to fescuerescue (Reply #70)

Sun Dec 9, 2018, 07:21 PM

86. Re Senate


Re: "Plus he was confirmed by a Democratic Senate"

I was thinking more about this point you made here. In light of how CIA Directors are hired
(President appoints, Senate confirms, according to CIA person's quote I posted), and the
fact qualifications can vary, from military to career politician to within CIA ranks, I would
just say two things:

1) if GH Bush was nominated because he was seen as a war hero,
that would mean the Senate would have no reason to ever question his college experience
because that experience happened AFTER GH served.


2) And, if GH Bush's Senate confirmation did include mention of a degree from Yale, well,
then one would like to think the Senate would take an arm's length approach, and require
what is required of anyone who seeks a certain level job in a university or school district,
which is a certified academic transcript - which is made a public record. Had this been requested,
I honestly think GH Bush would have withdrawn as a candidate for this position, because
whenever there is a little sunshine, and money involved with the request, that is usually
enough to send these type of frauds running, in my opinion.

But I will bet the Senate did not act that way, and would not have thought to even question
any degree claimed by GH Bush.

It would be nice if the Senate did act at arm's length, and did request such documentation,
and did make it public, but, they do not.

Finally, as to others "checking" him out - again, Yale is a private school. Unless one is working
at Yale and has access to his academic records which are private, there is not a whole lot of
checking out. One would have to be very familiar with the Yale programs, etc and compare statements
made about GH Bush's academic career verses the reality of how he was admitted, what that legacy
admission means, what type of programs existed or didn't, etc.

This is all my opinion. But I do believe I put the correct analysis to the facts known to me, and my opinion is something I believe in. And it is perfectly OK with me that others hold a different opinion. No one need agree with me. I am just expressing my opinion and engaging in my Freedom of Thought here.

Thanks for writing.

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