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Jill Kelley sacked as honorary consul
for South Korea for ´peddling
influence and embarrassing
nation over Petraeus scandal

Daily Mail [UK], by Hugo Gye, Lydia Warren

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/27/2012 6:47:24 AM

The Florida socialite who exposed the affair which brought down David Petraeus has been sacked as an honorary consul for South Korea. Jill Kelley was so proud of her status, which she was awarded thanks to her friendship with the country´s ambassador, that she had a custom licence plate made boasting of it. But now the title has been taken away from her after a senior Korean official said she had tried to ´peddle influence´ in a way that was ´inappropriate´. Kelley, a Tampa housewife who works as an ´unpaid social liaison´ at MacDill Air Force Base, unwittingly sparked the


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 11/27/2012 6:53:41 AM     (No. 9035448)

Reality show next?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/27/2012 7:00:46 AM     (No. 9035458)

Weren´t these called "camp followers" in an earlier era?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 11/27/2012 7:08:30 AM     (No. 9035463)

Is there something wrong with Jill and her twin´s neck muscles? In every picture both of their heads are always tilted.

I am just asking because inquiring minds want to know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: right-turn, 11/27/2012 7:11:56 AM     (No. 9035468)

It´s easy to jump on board and criticize Jill Kelley. An easy target.

Now do something about all of the politicians that do the same thing. Every day.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Libertygal, 11/27/2012 7:17:23 AM     (No. 9035479)

Rice has the same affliction. Look at all 5 shots of her Sunday shows. Now if only she would lose her honorary title, as well.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/27/2012 7:23:42 AM     (No. 9035485)

No Gangnam style for you!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyVet, 11/27/2012 7:29:44 AM     (No. 9035494)

#3, my observation is that they do this because they have both had nose surgery to reduce the size of their noses. That pose is so that their nose will be photographed at a different angle, not straight on, which causes their nose to have a strange Michael Jackson look.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/27/2012 7:38:25 AM     (No. 9035508)

So... who is going to take her place as honorary consul for South Korea...?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/27/2012 7:46:28 AM     (No. 9035515)

Please someone, check into this womans history. She is a spy, no doubt in my mind.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: The Architect, 11/27/2012 7:51:56 AM     (No. 9035520)

Now she can devote her time to being an "Interior Designer". Thats what quite a few bored housewives do.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rustycfc, 11/27/2012 8:01:01 AM     (No. 9035534)

hey #4 you got that right. Specially the last part.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NYBruin, 11/27/2012 8:05:23 AM     (No. 9035539)

I suspect Jill has been "sacked" a few times before. . .

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Reply 13 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 11/27/2012 8:15:39 AM     (No. 9035568)

Is there an honorary pension for honorary consuls ? I´m just curious in a taxpayer kind of way.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: southernboy, 11/27/2012 9:15:42 AM     (No. 9035683)

#7 I suspect you are correct. Some people are very vain in that they do not want a single picture taken that is not of their ´best.´ To accomplish that they adopt their ´picture pose´ which they automatically assume when a camera appears. We have a family friend like that. Every one of her pictures looks exactly the same…same smile, same expression, same head tilt.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/27/2012 9:19:54 AM     (No. 9035694)

But who´s going to interface with Perpetually Offended Arabs on behalf of the U.S. Military at McDill AFB now that our Jill is out of the picture? Gen. Allen wants to know. Oh, and South Korea had nothing to do with it.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 11/27/2012 9:30:09 AM     (No. 9035712)

She´s the type of person to test her limits. Really, should she be blamed for doing that? The fault really lies with the people at the top who should know better.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 11/27/2012 9:37:49 AM     (No. 9035727)

She´s going to spend a year on the space station now.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jt26, 11/27/2012 9:55:17 AM     (No. 9035770)

This country has 99 problems but Jill Kelley is not one of them. Nor is Paula Poundwell, er.. I mean Broadwell.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/27/2012 10:24:24 AM     (No. 9035834)

Jill Kelley sacked as honorary consul
for South Korea for ´peddling
influence and embarrassing
nation over Petraeus scandal

Meaning ... she got caught

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Reply 20 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/27/2012 10:33:18 AM     (No. 9035857)

I would not be in the least surprised to find out that´s not all she´s peddling...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Madeye Moody, 11/27/2012 11:51:24 AM     (No. 9036011)

Just a point of semantics but you can´t be fired from a situation where there are no actual responsibilities and for which you aren´t paid. And my license plate says NCC-1701 but that doesn´t make me James T. Kirk.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: sinic, 11/27/2012 2:27:41 PM     (No. 9036314)

But....but....but....I get to keep the license plate, right? I mean, like, it´s sooo neat looking on my Mercedes that´s about to be repossessed!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: JLoophole, 11/27/2012 3:30:44 PM     (No. 9036424)

Wow, that is some hot breath she blew on on that house of cards.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: coldoc, 11/27/2012 4:15:53 PM     (No. 9036479)

As far as the tilted neck thing, she appears to be mimicking that wife of beckham -though the beckham woman looks quite a bit angrier all the time.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: LouD, 11/27/2012 5:35:52 PM     (No. 9036573)

#24, I thought she was acting, just like the guy on CSI Miami. His head is always tilted like that, but he calls it "acting". And she was acting like those camp followers.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/27/2012 5:39:43 PM     (No. 9036581)

Now, let´s revoke that other title: Secretary of State, from you know who.

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