From the daily archives: Sunday, July 5, 2015

“Welcome to the dark side,” was the strange greeting conveyed to me at a conference by a well-connected person eight years ago.  After delivering that unforgettable remark, the operative (a word chosen carefully) laughed and extended his hand in greeting.

“Thanks,” I replied with a nervous laugh, perplexed about what was behind that curious choice of words.

No, the greeting wasn’t delivered at a meeting of CIA types in a mysterious, remote setting. After all, I was in downtown Columbus, The Heart of It All, but it spooked me just the same.  (Is there a pun here?)

Sure, famed spook […]

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