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Keeping a lid on
the Petraeus affair

Chicago Tribune, by Clarence Page

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/13/2012 11:30:11 PM

Past CIA officers have been known to withhold information about questionable activities so presidents could have "plausible deniability." In the matter of retired Gen. David Petraeus´ career-killing extramarital affair, President Barack Obama is stuck with a deniable plausibility. It is plausible that the FBI kept the president in the dark about the agency´s investigation that turned up his then-CIA director´s extramarital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell. (Snip) Yet, it also is suspiciously coincidental that the sad scandal, for which Petraeus resigned, came to public light a mere two days after Obama´s re-election — a campaign in which the CIA´s

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I was curious to see where weaselly little Obot Clarence would go with this...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/13/2012 11:38:36 PM     (No. 9012748)

Nice try, but we know 0bama up to his neck in Benghazi. The lid is off of that, we are tired of waiting to see what is inside.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shimp, 11/13/2012 11:54:20 PM     (No. 9012767)

The one knew this in October at the latest. And because of "plausible deniability" he remained silent as did the msm so it wouldn´t disrupt his campaign. This ain´t rocket science.

And the public will buy this. We are so screwed, and doomed.

Shimp

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fayebeck, 11/13/2012 11:57:27 PM     (No. 9012769)

Waterboard the jackasses.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 11/14/2012 12:01:09 AM     (No. 9012777)

0bama relies on the lsm to, ´´keep a lid,´´ on all of his many, MANY, policy disasters, foreign AND domestic. ...Where is ANY accountability for any dem pol´s envolvements by the apparently paralized lsm/media?!

the dems´ media has no shame

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Reply 5 - Posted by: billa, 11/14/2012 1:36:58 AM     (No. 9012847)

BO himself could commit a gang rape in the Oval Office and the LSM would not report it. Or worse, it could be televised on TV and Congress would not do anything.


Don´t want that "racy" thing to come up. Everyone on the planet other than BO or any one who is black will get the blame for the amazing failures of his administration.

Besides after BJ Clinton, I thought extra-marital sex was a "private matter" and since Hil stood "by her man", that the country just needed to move forward.

So what is the difference now?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cranky, 11/14/2012 3:21:19 AM     (No. 9012885)

One thing is certain, no speculation. Broadwell possessed classified material she was not supposed to have. She and Petraeus said he did not give it to her. The FBI was investigating to see if a crime was committed. It is clear that a crime has been committed. Why not ask her how she obtained the information if it was not Petraeus? The FBI said she was cooperating. If she won´t answer she should be charged with spying.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: philemon1967, 11/14/2012 4:52:46 AM     (No. 9012935)

#6, Barack may not have committed gang-rape, but his cold, political calculation on denying covering fire to those in Benghazi facilitated the gang-rape of an American ambassador with nary a peep from the presstitutes

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bevan, 11/14/2012 8:51:27 AM     (No. 9013316)

Funny how Obama supporters hail him as the smartest man on earth, yet so ignorant of anything going on around him. Just like Hillary was hailed as the smartest woman on earth...but couldn´t recall.

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