posted on Apr, 26 2006 @ 10:33 AM
I was watching on Larry King Live last night, Joan Felt the daughter of Mark Felt who has finally came out as being the informant for Bernstein and
Woodward which led to the impeachment of Nixon in the 1970's. I am amazed how this had stayed under wraps for so many years, but the reporters
stayed true to their word.
Felt finally came out in a Vanity Fair article some time ago and has spoke out on this story.
CNN) -- The revelation that retired FBI official W. Mark Felt was "Deep Throat," the famous confidential source in the Watergate scandal, ended more
than three decades of speculation and drew new attention to his role in the story.
Vanity Fair magazine reported Tuesday that Felt, now 91, had come forward as the mysterious informant who provided crucial information to Washington
Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.
After reading this section of the article...
Felt was the No. 2 official at the FBI in the early 1970s.
Felt gave Woodward information on "deep background" and met him often in D.C. parking garages. The Deep Throat nickname, coined by a Post editor,
was a play on the phrase and a popular porn movie by the same name.
The break-in occurred shortly after Felt's supporter and mentor, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, died.
"Felt himself had hopes that he would be the next FBI director, but Nixon instead appointed an administration insider, assistant attorney general L.
Patrick Gray, to the post," the Post said.
It was Felt's unhappiness with the way the administration meddled with the FBI's investigation into the break-in under Gray that apparently led him
to leak information about it to the Post.
Now I was wondering if we could have a new
Deep Throat come out against the Bush administration. Wrong doing is an inevitable truth with this
administration at some level, and in my opinion it is a serious offense that probably spins right up to the top of the ladder. Everything is always
so circumstanstial though and you can never really hit the nail on the head.
Now Felt has come out some months ago, but does anyone think its possible that this era could see its down deep throat come out and take down this
adminstration the people have entrusted?
The Democrats are constantly chomping at the bit, and if one high ranking official inside the Bush office were to break, we could see the wall coming