In a Friday afternoon bombshell, CIA Director David Petraeus resigned, citing an extramarital affair. Petraeus has been under fire recently for the CIA’s response to the Benghazi attack. The Cable’s Josh Rogin posted the letter of resignation: Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as D/CIA. After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable,
Someone had to fall on the sword. Maybe it was the general who drew the short straw. Who knows? I just dunno. The timing of this announcement of resignation, is more than coincidental, and suspicious, though.
We´re only seeing the beginning on this.If this was Panetta having an extramarital affair,people would just shrug their shoulders and he would continue to be the Pentagon chief.
Weiner would still be in office if not for some of the jock shots being aimed at underage girls.Two admitted crooks were happily re-elected in Chicago districts.Why all of a sudden the shock and dismay at at general P?
How did the FBI become involved in spying on the CIA chief?
If Petraeus was a go along to get along,typical Obama crook,this wouldn´t have come out.
The word is that the second letter in the column linked below is from Broadwell´s husband, showing knowledge of the affair. More interesting is the reply from "The Ethicist" column author. Intriguing. From July of this year:
I am very suspicious of the timing--hmmm-FBI investigation. When did Holder know about this? Assuming it was before the election, Obama also knew. Did the resignation letter go to Obama in person or was Valerie in the loop?
Are we really supposed to believe that the FBI, under Holder, didn´t tell Obama about this? That´s what the New York Times has written. They claim O was shocked by the news--after the election, of course.
What is stopping Petraeus from simply holding a press conference to tell all he knows about Benghazi? No need to wait for an "invitation" to testify before either the Senate or the House. I, for one, would love to hear what he knows (and when did he know it). Not to mention the same question re Obama.
Meanwhile, if he doesn´t do this he should stay away from Fort Marcy Park. Of course if we think the morons who voted for Obama give a whit about this, we are sadly mistaken.
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