November 13, 2012

The Real Petraeus Scandal

Arthur Herman, New York Post

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Even Brad Thor couldn’t come up with a juicier storyline.FBI agents discover secret e-mails proving that the CIA director, a revered war hero and possible future presidential candidate, is having an affair with his biographer-turned- femme fatale. He then resigns just days before he’s supposed to give public testimony on a growing scandal that reaches all the way to the White House.

Only this is fact, not fiction. Gen. David Petraeus’ resignationlast Friday stunned Washington and shattered his reputation, probably for good.

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