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  Topic: Krauthammer on Petraeus:
Now That There's a Sex
Scandal Benghazi Will Become
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Krauthammer on Petraeus:
Now That There's a Sex
Scandal Benghazi Will Become
Hottest Story Around

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/9/2012 8:47:14 PM

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Friday that the revelations concerning CIA Director David Petraeus's affair will now make what happened at our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, back in September "the hottest story around." As Krauthammer noted on Fox News's Special Report, this goes in stark contrast to how the media buried this story before Tuesday's election (video follows with transcript and commentary):CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The other thing I would add, which is what Bolton said. I think he’s absolutely right. There is no way that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: killerbee, 11/9/2012 8:55:12 PM     (No. 9003979)

No, Charles, it won't. One of the top witnesses is discredited. Democrats are situational moralists. Anything he testifies now (IF he ever testifies) will be show through the lens of "adulterer, General Petraus) and they will all be appalled at the man's gall.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/9/2012 9:03:31 PM     (No. 9003998)

My wife observed, and I agree, that the sex scandal aspect may instead take attention away from Obama's failure to deal with the more serious issues surrounding Bengazi. Remember the Democrats' "it's all about sex" meme during the Clinton impeachment, which wound up hurting the Republican congress more than the fornicator-in-chief.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fireman28, 11/9/2012 9:28:31 PM     (No. 9004043)

Axelrod made it work on Herman Cain.

Axelrod will make it work on Gen P.

Gen P will be treatened with loss of his pensions and millions in lawyer costs.

Me thinks he will go quietly. If not, he is more of a warrior than expected.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kono, 11/9/2012 9:41:11 PM     (No. 9004063)

I beg to differ with Charlie here. Now that there's a sex scandal the story about Benghazi will never again see the light of day.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mercedesops, 11/9/2012 11:02:13 PM     (No. 9004190)

I worry Petraeus will commit suicide rather than become a public spectacle.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: anonymous, 11/9/2012 11:04:54 PM     (No. 9004194)

It´s all so very interesting that this resignation comes barely 3 days after the Presidential election. If it had happened before, it might have changed the election result.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 11/10/2012 12:02:58 AM     (No. 9004286)

First, there is no such thing as coincidence.

Second, the investigation of the girlfriend is to threaten Petraeus, just as the threat of court martial and loss of pension.

All Petraeus has to do is go quietly and nothing else bad will happen to him.

Benghazi, the stolen votes in Ohio and Florida, the recession that any sentient person knew was coming, but the media was unable to detect or report...All these things will be "disappeared" by the time BO returns from his overseas trip. BO fled the country to avoid answering questions about these matters, with the understanding that the media will have it papered over with stories about Kim Kardashian´s see through handbag or whatever...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 11/10/2012 3:55:24 AM     (No. 9004421)

Agree, #7.

The media is so deep in the tank for Obama that I can´t imagine they will ever honestly report anything.

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