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Hell hath no fury....

Original post made by Sherry, Fairmeadow, on Nov 12, 2012

Paula Broadwell got jealous, so now we lose a top level national resource in David Petraeus. I suggest, along with Diane Feinstein, that Petraeus be given a pass on this one, unless it can be shown that national secirity was actually compromised. Patraeus has already been exposed as a cheater, but he is no different from many other men in positions of power (FDR, IKE, JFK, Clinton, etc.). Men are weak in these seductive conditions, nothing earth-shaking about that!

I think Patraeus should be retained as head of CIA.

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Posted by Gary
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 12, 2012 at 9:49 am

Allow a CIA chief who can be compromised that easy?

Awfully forgiving of you. Glad you're so forgiving of cheaters like Ronald Reagan, Newt Gingrich, Larry Craig, John Edwards, Rudy Giulliani, Bill Clinton, and all the rest.

But a CIA head?

No thanks.

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Posted by Sharon
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:01 am

Sherry, sounds like you are blaming this on the woman. Hath the general no role here?

Funny that Sherry forget Ronald Reagan in the pantheon of presidential cheaters.

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Posted by Sherry
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:25 am

It is not a security risk, if they cannot be blackmailed. Pretaeus, according to present reporting, cut it off. I think he has learned his lesson. I also think he is too valuable to step aside. This country needs him, just like we needed IKE and FDR. Even JFK, with all his cheating, was not a security threat to this country, as long as he did not feel the threat of blackmail...if forced to confront the issue, he would probably just toss it aside with a one liner, like, "I am my father's son! ...Next?

I agree with Diane Feinstein. We need Pretaeus.

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Posted by Family Values
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:38 am

dude cheated, probably while in uniform

dude quit

why you carrying his water?


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Posted by Ducatigirl
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Ducatigirl is a registered user.

Harry Truman once said that he had no respect for or trust in anyone who cheated on their spouse, especially in a governmental situation. I think his point was that if someoneone is a cheater,obviously they are not trustworthy and therefore have no place in a government position.

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