Did Petreaus Betray Us (And If Not Us, His Wife... After The Election Of Course)

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Update, in which we find the true reason for the affair: Petraeus Won’t Testify on Benghazi Next Week, Senate Aide Says.  In other words, next time one is called to testify before a panel over the deaths of 4 people including one US ambassador, one just pulls the infidelity "get out of testimony" card and all is well.

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A mere few days after the re-election of our president, CIA Director David Petraeus annoucnes his resignation:

  • *CIA DIRECTOR DAVID PETRAEUS RESIGNS
  • *PETRAEUS SAYS HE ASKED OBAMA TO BE ALLOWED TO RESIGN: NBC NEWS

The reason - an extra-marital affair...

  • *PETRAEUS SAYS HE ENGAGED IN AN EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIR: NBC NEWS 
  • *PETRAEUS 'SUCH BEHAVIOR IS UNACCEPTABLE' IN A LEADER: CNN

Of course, the defense is already known: Petreaus did not commit that affair... the government did it for him

Via AP:

David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair.

 

According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him to resign, and on Friday the president accepted.

 

Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown "extremely poor judgment" in having an affair.

and From the Director of National Intelligence...

DNI STATEMENT ON THE RESIGNATION OF CIA DIRECTOR DAVID PETRAEUS

 

Today, CIA Director David Petraeus submitted his letter of resignation to the President. Dave’s decision to step down represents the loss of one of our nation’s most respected public servants. From his long, illustrious Army career to his leadership at the helm of CIA, Dave has redefined what it means to serve and sacrifice for one’s country.

 

Since he took over as Director in September of last year, he and I have worked together to tackle some of the most challenging issues faced by the Intelligence Community in more than a decade. Under his leadership, the CIA remained instrumental in providing our policy makers decision advantage through the best possible intelligence. I’m particularly thankful for Dave’s unwavering support and personal commitment to my efforts to lead the Intelligence Community and integrate our intelligence enterprise.

 

Whether he was in uniform leading our nation’s troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, or at CIA headquarters leading the effort to generate intelligence used to keep our nation safe, Dave inspired people who had the privilege of working with him.

 

I have spent more than five decades serving our country–in uniform and out–and of all the exceptional men and women I have worked with over the years, I can honestly say that Dave Petraeus stands out as one of our nation’s great patriots.

 

On behalf of the entire Intelligence Community, I thank Dave for his service, his support and his continued friendship.

 

James R. Clapper

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Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:20 | 2966136 kaiserhoff
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And the small fact that Barry is Queer as a three dollar bill has no relevance to anything, anywhere.

Gotta love the Jew York Media.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:17 | 2966122 Everybodys All ...
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn ring a bell? The word on David Petraeus now is he will not testify before the senate intelligence committee on Bengazi. He got DSK'd.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:31 | 2966157 Atlasshruggedme
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Something is not right. Ms. Clinton and Petreaus..... What don't we know?

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:36 | 2967462 GetZeeGold
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Patience my precious.....all well be revealed.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:42 | 2966198 Rathmullan
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We can only hope that he left to organize the military coup

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:36 | 2967463 GetZeeGold
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Stop teasing us.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:37 | 2966397 Atlantis Consigliore
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Schtupping:  Bimb to Jesses Bimb? What?  He gave you a $ 40,000 Watch?

All I got was a canteen, chocolate and this Benghazi T -Shirt....lol

Elections; they do have consequences. 

Hillary sends fax--- Wheres my f....ing $ 40,000 Watch? all I got was my reputation....Blackhawk Down 2.0 (they did shoot at me, they did, THEY DID!!!) 

 

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 13:14 | 2967759 Hayabusa
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One of the attachments is a picture of General Petraeus's wife, the other is a picture of the woman he had an affair with.  It's no mystery to me which is which and why he did it.  
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965762 The Wizard of Oz
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BUBBA WOULD'VE STAYED!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:13 | 2965791 butchee
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Semper fi!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965763 Spastica Rex
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So he asked who to let Obama resign?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965765 Tinky
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Hard to resist a good surge, apparently.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:29 | 2965910 SokPOTUS
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heheheh.  His surge was working!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965766 rodocostarica
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I sure hope it was not with Michelle?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:12 | 2965781 azzhatter
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I must resign. I fucked chewbacca

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965836 TuesdayBen
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Gaakkk

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:27 | 2965890 francis_sawyer
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once you go wookiee, you never go back...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:41 | 2965975 Sweet Chicken
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Kudos for spelling it correctly :)

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:02 | 2965999 Manthong
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Chewbacca  ?!

That’s a good one!

Strong resemblance there although Chewie is a good bit more svelte below the beltline (and probably fresher).

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:30 | 2965916 knukles
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Ebere buddie gettin' out on Reggie Love's coat tails...
Reggie, he know da trut

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:46 | 2966002 Bastiat
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And he know what happen if he ever tells it too.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:34 | 2965942 SokPOTUS
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How chewie is she?

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:08 | 2965847 Randall Cabot
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"I sure hope it was not with Michelle?"

Or Michael

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965770 fuu
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They call that one The Spitzer.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:10 | 2965771 surf0766
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camera pans to McCain crying

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:11 | 2965773 IridiumRebel
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He wants out. Shitstorm coming from Benghazi and other "who flung poo" issues.....Clinton banged Lewinsky and stayed. I call bullshit.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:18 | 2965823 surf0766
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communist media covered Benghazi over.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:20 | 2965839 IridiumRebel
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Absolutely with that Fuckass of an election. I will never forgive myself for voting for Romney when I could have voted for my true desire of Gary Johnson. So pissed.....

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:29 | 2965861 IridiumRebel
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I downvoted me too......I suck.

 

 

did it again....FUCK! PLEASE FORGIVE ME!!!!!! I BEG MERCY!!!!!! I WILL NEVER VOTE MAINSTREAM AGAIN!!!!!!!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:34 | 2965933 DoChenRollingBearing
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You do not suck.  What happened is what happened.  We cannot change that.  The past is the past.

What we can change, as individuals, in the New America, is more important.  I believe that becoming physically fit, financially fit and spiritually fit is what we must do in the New America to be able to deal with what comes down the road.

 

http://tinyurl.com/ae2swg7

 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965949 IridiumRebel
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I just wanted Obama to fail. I thought it would be close and every vote counts only to remember that my vote probably does NOT count. 

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965951 Gully Foyle
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DoChenRollingBearing

C'mon man. Your TCC should have taught you to be here now.

Once your head is in the right place then it all makes sense.


Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:55 | 2966032 DoChenRollingBearing
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I am a slow learner, Gully Foyle.  TCC has helped, but now I have started something NEW that is helping even more.  TCC still plays its role though.

Spiritual progress, not spiritual perfection. is what I hope to claim.

EDIT:

Tai Chi is not enough.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:19 | 2966132 knukles
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Rarely have we seen a person fail...

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 23:14 | 2967037 DoChenRollingBearing
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Check...

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 02:10 | 2967286 knukles
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            :)

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 08:55 | 2967475 GetZeeGold
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Check...

 

.....mate

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:30 | 2966134 knukles
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.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:33 | 2965935 knukles
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Talk about voting, there was an opinion poll about "Would you voluntarily/be OK with a TSA body cavity search before flying?"

Something like 33% of the folks said YES!
66% said no and 1% said they weren't sure.

Talk about my vote not counting, I said "It all depends"

 

Disenfranchised again... damn

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:36 | 2965948 DoChenRollingBearing
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"Depends" in our near-term future?!  Yikes!

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:55 | 2966042 Schmuck Raker
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Be sure to crap in them as you reach the front of the line.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 18:16 | 2966326 grid-b-gone
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Careful, don't exceed the 3.4oz non-flammable liquid carry-on limit.

Sat, 11/10/2012 - 00:57 | 2967200 mjcOH1
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You can get a waver for that in the Frequent Fisting line.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:32 | 2966164 knukles
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Well, I kinda meant in my inimitable smart ass fashion, it depends on like who, what or how....  says I with a twisted lecherous grin
Maybe that's why it didn't get counted

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:31 | 2965922 Zap Powerz
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@IridiumRebel

LOL...loser!  I voted GJ.  It felt fucking great.  This fucked up CUNTry is not my fault.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:33 | 2965938 IridiumRebel
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We all are losing no matter how we vote. I resemble that remark.

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 16:35 | 2965945 knukles
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I wrote in RP  :)

And been tellin' everybody that they really cocked it up this time... both R & D people...

LOL

I'm absolutely free to lead the transition from "Bush's Fault" to "Obama's Fault"

Fri, 11/09/2012 - 17:17 | 2965952 IridiumRebel
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