November 13, 2012

Petraeus Adds Farce to Benghazi Tragedy

Tim Stanley, Daily Telegraph

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It’s bad enough that America has a president who doesn’t know his “act of terror” from his elbow, but the Petraeus scandal adds a dash of farce to the Benghazi tragedy.

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