Leon Panetta Is Not Leaving CIA

Created: August 26, 2009 15:47 | Last updated: July 31, 2020 00:00

Crack intelligence reporter Erick Erickson posted that he was hearing “a very credible rumor” that CIA Director Leon Panetta has “dispatched a resignation letter to Barack Obama on vacation.” And what the hell, I figured I’d chase it. People are speculating that Panetta’s on the verge of quitting over the Holder torture probe, a prospect I’ve not found plausible. But who knows, really.

And sure enough. “This report is false, wrong and bogus,” said CIA spokesman George Little.

Erick Erickson: you owe me a beer for the five minutes of my day I have wasted.