This doesn’t happen often but I agree with Denny Hastert.
House Speaker Dennis Hastert signaled he may oppose the White House's selection of Gen Michael Hayden to run the CIA, according to a story posted Monday at TIME.com.I guess I had never thought about it before –an active military person heading the CIA– but I can tell you now it really makes me uncomfortable. It’s like a merger of two powerful institutions to form an unchecked monopoly; a merger that, in the corporate world, would violate anti-trust laws or something. It’s just bad business.
"The Speaker believes they should not have a military person leading the CIA, a civilian agency," Ron Bonjean, Hastert's communications director, told TIME.