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McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
Los Angeles Times, by Doyle McManus

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Posted By:Oblio, 11/24/2012 12:41:30 PM

Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal.It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his job as director of the CIA after it became clear that his affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, couldn´t be kept under wraps.The dust hasn´t settled yet on the chaos kicked up by the FBI´s discovery of the affair, touched off by Broadwell´s jealousy of another woman

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/24/2012 12:53:35 PM     (No. 9031979)

Bad link.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: janylou, 11/24/2012 1:06:43 PM     (No. 9031996)

Obviously being publicly humiliated isn´t what it used to be. The scarlet letter is showing major signs of rust because it is no longer used.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/24/2012 1:13:03 PM     (No. 9032005)

Mr. Fornication Under Desk is the perfect "man", er, metrosexual for our times.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bob913, 11/24/2012 1:38:11 PM     (No. 9032038)

I do not see a traitor being rehabilitated. He knows who stopped help from arriving. He is as guilty as obama.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: aasilver, 11/24/2012 1:51:55 PM     (No. 9032049)

This generation has obliterated the words SHAME and ACCOUNTABILITY from the dictionary.

Billy Clinton, Hillary, Barney Frank and Petraeus to name a few.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 11/24/2012 2:09:42 PM     (No. 9032070)

Dream on, Mr. McManus. Petraeus knows the truth about Benghazi, including why Stevens was meeting with a Turkish official that day. Until he tells the truth, and he hasn´t YET, he can sit in the same corner with Jane Fonda.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 11/24/2012 3:21:08 PM     (No. 9032140)

Shame is practically nonexistent today. There should be lots more of it and we would be a better country.

Security is not the general´s strong point (e-mails are one example) and that should be taken into account in his next cabinet position - if he has one.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pdmccas, 11/24/2012 4:09:49 PM     (No. 9032205)

Perfumed Potomac Prince. No valor medals. Let him sink into obscurity.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kristen, 11/24/2012 4:27:59 PM     (No. 9032229)

Doesn´t change the fact that Petraeus is a cheater. And he lied about Benghazi. Blackmailed? Not an honorable man, not somebody I can trust.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ebuilder, 11/24/2012 4:57:58 PM     (No. 9032265)

Please send him ghosts dragging chains.

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