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The Petraeus affair:
A lot more than sex

CNN, by Michael Pearson

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Posted By:MissMolly, 11/13/2012 5:56:44 AM

Unlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves questions of national security, politics and even the September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead. Petraeus, 60, resigned Friday after acknowledging he had an affair with a woman later identified as his biographer, Paula Broadwell, 40, a fellow West Point graduate who spent months studying the general´s leadership of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 11/13/2012 6:04:58 AM     (No. 9010506)

Every single person involved with this administration is corrupt to their core.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kate3513, 11/13/2012 6:05:03 AM     (No. 9010507)

Commander Allen now involved? Is there no one with integrity left in this body called government? There was...he lost. Sorry but the winners look more and more like losers everyday.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NancyD, 11/13/2012 6:06:14 AM     (No. 9010509)


The dems have ALWAYS diverted attention from what is really going on AND the media have always been willing participants.

We are NOT stupid.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sfacheem, 11/13/2012 6:17:53 AM     (No. 9010525)

So was the Special Prosectutor´s investigation into Clinton´s Whitewater Land Development Corp. But CNN saw fit to join in the "it´s all about sex" meme anyway.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/13/2012 7:02:11 AM     (No. 9010566)

This bright shiny object of a story is now all that the MSM and public see, a murdered ambassador and 3 protectors are a distant memory now....see how that works?

Yeah....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cartcart, 11/13/2012 7:12:57 AM     (No. 9010583)

No, we are not stupid, but we vote stupid. I see him coming into testify and leaving his memory in his old office. He can take a page out of Hillary´s "I don´t recall" file and tell America to butt out of his affairs and this entire fiasco. Why is it that we scream for honesty, but vote like it does not matter at all? We are our own worst enemy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: keekng, 11/13/2012 7:19:28 AM     (No. 9010593)

Following a four year hiatus, is the media waking up and deciding to go to work?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: capecodfox, 11/13/2012 7:22:31 AM     (No. 9010596)

Let´s see: Petreaus was a possible running mate with Romney. The investigation started in early summer, right? Nah, there´s nothing politically motivated about the investigation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Gale, 11/13/2012 7:28:39 AM     (No. 9010604)

Somebody was building a case for something.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: pindarjr, 11/13/2012 7:38:39 AM     (No. 9010635)

Men who pick up their golf clubs, kiss their wives on the forehead and explain that they are heading off to the links are divided into two groups: those that play golf all day and those that just play a round.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/13/2012 8:07:33 AM     (No. 9010707)

These two women magically show up in the lives of these men who had unblemished records up to the point of when Bammy got in office. It´s a set up to get rid of two great Amerians so they can be replaced with muslim leaning people.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/13/2012 8:42:34 AM     (No. 9010797)

Squirrel...!!

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