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Woman Linked to Petraeus Is a
West Point Graduate and
Lifelong High Achiever

The New York Times, by Michael D. Shear

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Posted By:ConservativeYankee, 11/10/2012 1:14:44 AM

Paula Broadwell, whose affair with the nation’s C.I.A. director led to his resignation on Friday, was the valedictorian of her high school class and homecoming queen, a fitness champion at West Point with a graduate degree from Harvard, and a model for a machine gun manufacturer. Paula Broadwell, who wrote a biography of David H. Petraeus, moved into public view on Friday after an affair with Mr. Petraeus was uncovered. It may have been those qualities — and a string of achievements that began in her native North Dakota, where she was state student council president, an all-state

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PageTurner, 11/10/2012 1:50:33 AM     (No. 9004369)

High achiever - but not a lick of common sense. Led around by her lady-parts.

Probably one of those people with high technical prowess but low, underdeveloped emotional intelligence. Common sense tells anyone you don´t betray your husband and kids and get into an affair like this just for the thrill of it.

Now her reputation as an objective historian is ruined. She can spend the rest of her life as tabloid fodder. Just ask Miss Lewinsky.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sehall, 11/10/2012 1:55:31 AM     (No. 9004372)

Looks like we already know more about her than the pretender-in-chief.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 11/10/2012 2:04:31 AM     (No. 9004376)

Mebbe, but judging from that video, she is fashion-challenged.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: danu, 11/10/2012 2:13:52 AM     (No. 9004379)

I saw a picture of her on the tube--looking like an alligator about to devour him whole.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 11/10/2012 2:14:48 AM     (No. 9004381)

A mighty General brought down by Private Parts.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Aria, 11/10/2012 2:46:19 AM     (No. 9004400)

Two alphas....out in the middle of Afghanistan.....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/10/2012 2:49:28 AM     (No. 9004402)

Some extraordinary investigative journalism we have in this country that within minutes of Patraus´ resignation the "other" party involved is identified. Does anyone else beside me find this interesting.
All this in light of little barry sotereo or whatever his name is still a ´blank´ on his history.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 11/10/2012 2:53:27 AM     (No. 9004405)

1. More coverage of him/her/this than of, not just Benghazi, but the slew of Muslim 9/11 attacks on the US this year.

2. In a few days we know 100 times more about her than we yet know about Stinky after years.

Not that that means anything. Right?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 11/10/2012 2:56:08 AM     (No. 9004406)

So sad... for all involved ... even America...

When first in DC, realized a woman could not be successful in marriage, children, and work... only two of three were possible...

Too bad she didn´t chose marriage and children...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/10/2012 3:23:34 AM     (No. 9004410)

#9, agree wholeheartedly.

This woman is a high achiever, and does have a fantastic resume, as others here have said. Too bad she is without honor or integrity (betraying her marital vows, and perhaps in trying to access the General´s e-mail).

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 11/10/2012 3:54:02 AM     (No. 9004420)

Dr. Broadwell I presume: oh not so fast...a message...my my, are we talking blackmail...lonely hearts ...or what



http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/15/magazine/a-message-from-beyond.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0


MY WIFE’S LOVER

My wife is having an affair with a government executive. His role is to manage a project whose progress is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership. (This might seem hyperbolic, but it is not an exaggeration.) I have met with him on several occasions, and he has been gracious. (I doubt if he is aware of my knowledge.) I have watched the affair intensify over the last year, and I have also benefited from his generosity. He is engaged in work that I am passionate about and is absolutely the right person for the job. I strongly feel that exposing the affair will create a major distraction that would adversely impact the success of an important effort. My issue: Should I acknowledge this affair and finally force closure? Should I suffer in silence for the next year or two for a project I feel must succeed? Should I be “true to my heart” and walk away from the entire miserable situation and put the episode behind me? NAME WITHHELD


The fact that you’re willing to accept your wife’s infidelity for some greater political good is beyond honorable. In fact, it’s so over-the-top honorable that I’m not sure I believe your motives are real. Part of me wonders why you’re even posing this question, particularly in a column that is printed in The New York Times.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/10/2012 5:02:24 AM     (No. 9004451)

Good grief, 2, how on earth did you find that!!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: keymarcus, 11/10/2012 6:07:12 AM     (No. 9004490)

...she´s also a slut...


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Reply 14 - Posted by: bearcat, 11/10/2012 6:08:58 AM     (No. 9004495)

You just can´t make this stuff up.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: corndoggies, 11/10/2012 6:28:41 AM     (No. 9004513)

The affair also makes the title of his biography absolutely hilarious.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 11/10/2012 9:18:12 AM     (No. 9004819)

It´s easy to see why they would be attracted to one another. It probably would have played itself out, but alas, Clinton and Obama has other plans. Sad end. Hope he decides to testify.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Redbone, 11/10/2012 9:22:34 AM     (No. 9004827)

Remarkable #12, changes the whole perspective of this and deflates the conspiracy balloon. If the husband knew, everyone knew, did´t take the FBI to uncover this. To me its quite sad, really, that these successful, driven two people have never found love and loyalty. Nothing new, of course, just sad.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/10/2012 10:03:19 AM     (No. 9004936)

#18´s logic could also have been applied to the Plame/Libby scandal. Her spouse was also complicit in that one.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/10/2012 10:20:47 AM     (No. 9004982)

No, not led around by her "lady parts". How simplistic men are.

She was driven. An achiever. Petraeus was another achievement. Another trophy.

She was driven to an affair with him because she realized it was possible, that this powerful man could be had.

And when she was finished with him, she dumped him.

It´s interesting that she had a Twitter campaign going against Drudge´s contention that Romney might shoose Petraeus as his running mate.

She is a Democrat.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Gallo3, 11/10/2012 10:27:47 AM     (No. 9004997)

Who knew?

A NoDaker who was a flatbacker?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: suejeanne, 11/10/2012 10:28:33 AM     (No. 9005002)

All of her accomplishments and yet, she has to stoop to the lowest of the low, going with a married man - if you admire the man, if you respect him, how can you actually be a party to destroying him? It seems more like a conquest thing, a notch on her belt.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: pomom, 11/10/2012 10:39:24 AM     (No. 9005035)

Some way to celebrate their collective birthdays. They were both born on Nov 9th, 20 years apart. That would be a couple Scorpios attracted to each other´s drive and ambition without thinking of their spouse.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/10/2012 11:29:44 AM     (No. 9005157)

The oldest game in the world... a democrat entices an opposition hero, gets the dirt on him then dumps him. Obama holds his card over Petraeus head until the inevitable objections came... then making the man lie to congress.

Sampson lost his hair. Delilah served her party.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/10/2012 11:30:34 AM     (No. 9005158)

Ad to her achievements she bagged a 4-star. She sounds like a cunning Delilah.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/10/2012 1:04:16 PM     (No. 9005326)

Do they still teach the tenets of duty, honor, country, at West Point?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dman, 11/10/2012 2:33:06 PM     (No. 9005476)

Regardless of her "achievements", we all know what she is.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/10/2012 3:01:07 PM     (No. 9005532)

High achiever, huh, with her pants down around her ankles underneath an office desk? This wanton, unscrupulous, careerist named Broad-well, gives whores a bad name. As for Petraeus, a preening careerist type barely intelligent enough to know a good idea when he sees one, but always too pretentious to offer attribution, we should expect this kind of boorish behavior out of him for he has always served the interests of the Boston-Beltway cocktail circuit rather than that of the Constitutional Republic.

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