I was outraged to read that the CIA must release information on their handling of terrorist detainees ("Holding the CIA to account," Dec. 9. Our citizens at home and abroad should not have to be placed in harm's way. This appears to be a political maneuver by certain politicians to regain favor with the American people.
I immediately recalled the political statement delivered in the classic Mel Brooks movie, "Blazing Saddles". Mel was portraying the role of governor when he uttered the words, "We've got to protect our phony baloney jobs, gentlemen."