Former Secretary of State, John Bolton, understands who Russian Federation President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin would prefer to be elected President. He will, of course, want a weak and malleable leader whom he will be able to intimidate and bluff. Secretary Bolton also addresses the emails of Colin Powell and what the exposure of these emails reveal about him. Very good read.
As Written By John Hayward for Breitbart:
Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a senior fellow at the AEI Institute, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s emails, which were exposed by a hacker and include colorful negative comments about Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, andBill Clinton.
Bolton said the hack demonstrates that privacy is “very much at risk,” and that “people don’t think about what they’re putting down in their emails; they think it will never be made public.”
“Now we’re going to see the effect of that, and I just think it’s a despicable way to proceed. It’s like theft,” Bolton said. He added:
That’s basically what it is. It’s why I’ve long thought, on the government side, that Edward Snowden was a reprehensible character, and so was Bradley Manning, and so are the people who are releasing these emails. Obviously, they’re interesting and fun to read, but they’re nobody’s business. What it says is that 99 percent of the people don’t have any protection on their email. Everybody’s vulnerable.
“I worked for Colin Powell for four years at the State Department when he was secretary of state, so I think I know him well, and nothing really surprised me,” Bolton said of the leaked emails. “I think his opinions generally are well-known. I think some of the specificity, and some of the colorful rhetoric, may have surprised some people, but nothing really was that out of the ordinary.”
“That said, I’m sure it’s mortifying to him and to the correspondents that are part of these ….
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