ABLE DANGER GOES PUBLIC?….Laura Rozen reports a rumor that “one of the former Able Danger officials” is going to be on Fox News tonight. There are multiple anonymous sources driving this story, and it’s not clear which one this is, but this is still encouraging news for two reasons. First, anonymous sources are inherently less trustworthy than public sources, so talking openly adds credibility to the story (even if it is on Fox News). Second, it’s harder for the Pentagon to continue stonewalling if the source is a real person with a real background. With any luck, this might force the military to let us know what really happened with the Able Danger program.
UPDATE: From NewsMax:
Rep. Curt Weldon said Monday that one or more members of an elite team of military intelligence officers who identified al-Qaida hijacker Mohamed Atta as a terrorist threat two years before he led the 9/11 attacks are prepared to go public.
“I can guarantee you that you will be able to have one on your show,” Weldon told ABC Radio host Sean Hannity. “You might want to go with your TV show with this, because it will be a major story,” the Pennsylvania Republican urged. “And you can interview him directly.”