|Elise Jordan with Henry Kissinger|
Rand Paul’s sputtering presidential campaign has lost a top staffer: policy aide Elise Jordan, reports Politico. It is probably a very good thing that Jordan is no longer in the Paulian ambit.
Jordan is a total establishment crony, probably some kind of CIA operative. She previously was a director for communications in the National Security Council from 2008-09. She worked in the White House Office of Presidential Speechwriting, at the U.S. Embassy, Baghdad and for the Commanding General's Strategic Advisory Group at the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, as well as speechwriter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice..She was
She has now taken a job at NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst.
Jordan is the widow of Michael Hastings, the former "Rolling Stone" reporter whose 2010 profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, then the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, led to the general's resignation.
Hastings died in a mysterious car crash (SEE: Murder Mystery(?) Michael Hastings and a CyberSecurity Firm Called Endgame).