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Charlotte Observer, by Karen Garloch

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Posted By:ConservativeYankee, 11/10/2012 1:25:16 AM

Charlotte is an unlikely home for Paula Broadwell, a counterterrorism expert and world traveler who relished being embedded with combat troops in Afghanistan to research her biography of Gen. David Petraeus. But Broadwell moved here more than three years ago with her husband, Scott, a radiologist, and their two young sons, Landon and Lucien, because it was her husband’s turn to pick. “We made an agreement when we first got married that every other move would be the other person’s,” she told the Observer in an interview earlier this year. While based in Charlotte, she launched a promotional tour

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PageTurner, 11/10/2012 1:30:42 AM     (No. 9004348)

Bet her kids are thrilled. Her husband certainly was: http://riehlworldview.com/2012/11/my-wifes-lover.html Posted his anguish right on the NYT Web site under everyone´s nose. What gets into a person that they think sleeping with power is a good idea, even with a husband and small children? Obviously, she didn´t think the rules applied to her. Oh, and it was fine to pull one over the public, selling her hagiogaphic bio of Petreaus as some sort of objective history. Sleeping with one´s sources is never a good thing for the reputation. But she was probably sure she would never get found out or else thought: everybody does it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/10/2012 2:06:13 AM     (No. 9004377)

"Embedded". (Snort!)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 11/10/2012 2:38:03 AM     (No. 9004397)

She has put her commission on the line and possibly her job at West Point-------doesn´t the honor clause play into this as well (if she is the one)?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 11/10/2012 2:46:43 AM     (No. 9004401)

V sad story... especially for her sons and husband ...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/10/2012 4:09:41 AM     (No. 9004425)

Well,sometimes you can just be attracted to someone without realizing it or it being your intention.These are probably two personally bored people who drove off the road without realizing it.

The thing to me is the timing of it. I´ll bet General P is relieved he doesn´t have to go before congress and lie for the weasel Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/10/2012 4:54:24 AM     (No. 9004448)

He will be subpoenaed. It´s not going to be that easy to shove Benghazi under the rug.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Judith, 11/10/2012 7:13:36 AM     (No. 9004577)

feinstein and kerry are the powers on the senate side. petraeus will not be called to testify. feinstein assisted in the kabuki theater for clinton´s impeachment.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Malia2012, 11/10/2012 7:17:15 AM     (No. 9004583)

I don´t think the good "General"s fall from grace is going to save him from answering questions from at least the GOP in Congress. One thing has nothing to do with the other. HE was supposed to be in charge of the CIA, and protecting OUR Ambassador and others, NOT dallying around with a "biographer". BTW, the "timing" of this "breaking news", three days after the Election smells to high heaven.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: controlfreak, 11/10/2012 7:40:16 AM     (No. 9004623)

Brings back memories of the Silk Pony and his videographer.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/10/2012 8:53:03 AM     (No. 9004760)

I think she liked trotting around the world with high ranking personnel more than being at home with the kids. All her good works are now tainted.

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