No Regrets From This ‘Intelligence Expert’

By Mike Huckabee Published on January 17, 2023

Those 50-plus “intelligence experts” who signed the pre-election letter claiming that Hunter Biden’s laptop looked like “Russian disinformation” have mostly been pretty quiet as of late. But one of them spoke out in an interview with The Australian newspaper on Sunday, and what he said was a surprise. Not the meat of it, of course, but just that he actually admitted it.

No Surprise and No Regrets

Former Defense Intelligence Agency deputy director and former senior CIA operations officer Douglas Wise said of the emails the New York Post was reporting, “All of us figured that a significant portion of that content had to be real to make any Russian disinformation credible.” He claims it was “no surprise” to him that the emails were genuine, but he still has “no regrets” about signing the letter.

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In case your mind is reeling, I’ll try to summarize: He thinks it was his patriotic duty to misinform Americans into electing a compromised President, even though he assumed the damning evidence he disparaged was real, because if the Russians were trying to mislead voters, they’d probably use real emails to do it. Apparently, the only way to prevent voters from being “misinformed” with the truth was to tell them a lie. Got that?

I can see how this guy rose so high in the CIA.


Mike Huckabee is the former governor of Arkansas and longtime conservative commentator on issues in culture and current events. A New York Times best-selling author, he hosts the weekly talk show Huckabee on TBN.

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