Head spook kills off lame spy sat

Monday, 25 June 2007, 11:38 AM EST

It's an old saw in Washington that nobody takes the new guy in charge all that seriously until he's fired someone. New Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell did one better at a briefing on Tuesday, saying he'd been told he had to "kill a multibillion dollar program" to show he had the stones for the job, and adding, "Just did that." The sacrificial program was none other than Misty, the infamous $9-plus billion classified satellite boondoggle.

At Wired.

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