The Florida socialite who sparked the FBI´s discovery of the affair between CIA chief General David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell scooped an invite to his daughter´s high security wedding last month. Jill Kelley - whose own alleged relationship with General John Allen has led to his nomination to lead American troops in Europe being put on hold - was invited to the wedding of Anne Petraeus and Matt Mauney, alongside her twin sister Natalie Khawam, MailOnline can reveal. Pictures taken at the nuptials clearly show Kelley, 37,
I can´t remember the last time any federal scandal won this much attention from the lamestream media. Oh, that´s right, "Betray-us" was originally appointed by a Republican administration, and coverage of sex scandal allows press to ignore serious festering issues.
I don´t understand why Jill Kelley, her husband, her family and her sister, have anything to do with this. They had a relationship with the Petraeus family. This was personal and there doesn´t seem to have been anything untoward about it.
I usually enjoy the Mail´s dish, but it is going over the top on this and I am rather sick of it.
#2 I agree with you, but suddenly I realize these twins are probably Muslim/Islamic (Khawam) whatever and they are very close to the honchos at CentCom where many of the command personnel are stationed prior to and after returning from...get ready: Afghanistan! That is the connection.
Let me just tell you from personal experience there is no such thing as a "civilian social liaison" with any military organization. Something is very strange with these twins!
All of Centcom seemed to be fascinated with the Kelley girls. Jill was made an "honorary consul" whatever that means. I don´t think we know yet everything she was providing the generals and head honchos with. This can´t be all for throwing a few parties.
I don´t know why we are going off on the twins. The Lebanese I know are all Christians. And they are not big on the Muslims. Palestinian refugees there are outcasts, highly restricted as to employment, cannot own property, etc.
Jill was given a certificate from the CENTCOM coalition, naming her an "honorary ambassador", in respect to the service she performed for the military base as a whole.
Our snark is misplaced. Obie is the villain here. Petraeus and Broadwell the adulterers. The reports on Jill´s emails with Allen are mixed.
Does no one notice how quick everyone is to jump on our military officers? And to decide that those same seasoned officers were the innocent parties in any inappropriate liaisons?
#4 yes. She is loving the press attention - that is very clear. A State Department employee under Bush said that that ridiculous license plate and the "title" are candy given out to social climbers like the Kelleys. They give GREAT parties for these Generals. Jill on the 9-11 call was hilarious. Obviously, her "friendships" at MacDill with Generals who should have seen her coming a mile away gave her the impression she is a real ambassador or something. Whole thing is embarrassing! The fine Lebanese Christians I know of (like Brigitte Gabriel) are NOTHING like these two idiots.
Gee, women are not bad people just because they are good looking, have beautiful smiles, and wear nice clothes. It has been reported elsewhere that the sisters are from a Lebanese Christian family. Of course, this is probably part of the reason they are being savaged by the media, which is full of anti-Christian bigots.
#7, maybe the military wives recently in the news are "frumpy" because they are in their 60´s and have a spent a lifetime exhausted from moving their entire households 38 or 40 times, stressed out sending their husbands off to war zones, going to bed many a nights not knowing if he is dead or alive. Stress is not kind to a body. She has not been off at the gym or running 10 miles a day because she was busy working at a job, taking care of kids by herself, and volunteering at the base. It´s not like her husband has gotten a million stock options and huge bonuses every couple of years so that she can afford designer clothes, expensive spas, hair coloring, stylists, liposuction, breast augmentation, tummy tucks, etc. She has probably given up spending on herself in order to educate her kids (and her husband, too, since they have Master´s and PhD´s). Does this help you understand?
Why are looks so important to some people? An old saying goes, "a little powder, a little paint, makes a woman what she ain´t". You can put lipstick on a pig and it is still a pig. People should look on the heart.
#9, point well taken, but a little updating is easy enough. I have two Marines in my family, with young children who have moved 7 times in 12 years. I know the stress, but just saying, she was relatively stable until her hubby went a´huntin´. It is all a sad situation and I feel very sorry for her.
Nancy Pelosi has been the bell of the dem-ball for years. Always very attractive and smart looking with just enough curves to make the boys smile. But she is getting long in the tooth and this Jill Kelley gal is just what the doctor ordered to keep the boys watching. Her colorful outfits are quite fitting and very lovely. And, like blood, curves sell and holds the crowd.
Broadwell is the real problem-there is enough out there with her holding classified docs. I think this is going to bleed over into Benghazi... Kelly&sis are irrelevant. other than blowing the whistle...
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