Obama adviser biggest regret: Keeping America in dark about UFOs


Outgoing senior US presidential adviser John Podesta has revealed that the principle remorse of the previous yr of his service on the White House was retaining Americans away from studying the reality about UFOs.

Law professor Podesta, 66, printed in his Twitter microblog on Friday – his final day as Obama’s counselor with a particular curiosity in local weather and power issues – an inventory of his “favorite memories” of the yr, concluding along with his biggest remorse that when once more proves his fascination with aliens and TV present “The X-Files”, of which he’s identified to be an enormous fan.

Podesta has been a longtime proponent of the disclosure of presidency UFO investigations to the general public. Back in 2002, at a press convention organized by the Coalition for Freedom of Information, he stated: “It’s time to find out what the truth really is that’s out there. We ought to do it, really, because it’s right. We ought to do it, quite frankly, because the American people can handle the truth. And we ought to do it because it’s the law.”

In 2007, a Washington Post journalist requested Podesta about experiences on Freedom of Information Act requests to acquire electronic mail correspondence to and from the previous chief of workers on such phrases as “X-Files” and “Area 51” – phrases, in style with UFO conspiracy theorists. Podesta’s response by way of a spokesperson was, “The truth is out there,” the tagline for “The X-Files” American science fiction TV present.

Podesta can be an writer of an introduction to the 2010 e-book “UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record.” In it, he wrote: “As someone interested in the question of UFOs, I think I have always understood the difference between fact and fiction. I guess you could call me a curious skeptic. But I’m skeptical about many things, including the notion that government always knows best.”