Skip to comments.MSNBC: CIA Director Petraeus Resigns; Cites Extra-Marital Affair
Posted on 11/09/2012 12:02:18 PM PST by Pyro7480
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I can’t get inside the general’s mind but what is the purpose of so openly confessing to an extramarital affair unless it was being held over his head to extort him? He could have been blackmailed by his girlfriend or by the White House. Chicago could have private investigators tracking everybody in D.C.
What you said.
Gen Betrays more than Just Us...Benghazi....possibly his wife....
Ernst Rohm found with young boy. Film at eleven.
Nobody rotates their Intel leadership upon a new election. Too many other positions of power are rotating and the leadership needs reliable timely intel when reforming their teams.
IMHO, there is an outside timetable driving events. Track the events and record the timelines for planned, preplanned, branch and sequal operations. A 4 year timeline may have just been initiated. Observe what happens (decision points) in 15, 30, 45, 60 and 90 day increments.
IMHO Petraeus won’t talk, so he doesn’t end up like Colby.
-wanted to escape blackmail-
Maybe it was the easy way out.. could be that an ‘affair’ is just as convienent a cover as the ‘movie’ was for the
Extramarital affair? That would get him extra points with democrats. There’s definitely more to this.
I wonder if in the very near future, that Petraeus will be found in some park with a gunshot to the head and a badly written suicide note.... as a civilian, he is a danger to the Obamanites.
Rep. Peter King mentioning on Sean Hannity show, that rumors are around about who the person was, and that they may have been accessing Petraeus’ computer.
It is Benghazi and he will testify. The media is so quick to repeat that the General says not about Benghazi, but affair, LOL, he lied to his wife, but media believes he tells them the truth.
A Stalin style purge, but with no blood showing????
It’s just sex.
Everybody does it.
This does not rise to the level of...
The democrat way. Discredit your enemy so his testimony can’t be credible.
Let's hope what he learned @ West Point still remains within him.
Duty. Honor. Country.
remember John Edward’s aide? he claimed paternity of the love child with wifey’s okay.
Agreed. But we need a name first.
Don't believe that isn't possible in our future either!
So now we know where his head was during Benghazi——giving himself a colonoscopy. I remember him claiming he didn’t give any orders——now I believe him about that anyway. Guess he was on a mission. Wonder if he will now join the 500 Ex Flags supporting Romney?
Explains the extraordinary “the video did it” Benghazi story, he was be blackmailed by the DumBO campaign.
My first reflex was, who is the babe? If we never see her, it’s a crock.
And then I thought, “Wonder if they sicced Valerie Plame on him?”/Sarc.
couple that with the 5 pages of lay offs...
By whom is the question.
RAT or Patriot?
“Sounds like from his resignation letter, he is going to keep covering up for the Obama admin.”
It’s exactly what I would expect.
He has no integrity, and he’ll continue to look out for #1. There’s nothing in it for him to reveal the truth re Benghazi.
Really? What are the odds he was being blackmailed to keep his trap shut about Benghazi?
I think as long as he used condoms provided by the government It all ok in our new world under democrats. but if he didn’t and his girlfriend became pregnant, that would be ok as well because Obama would help them go to Planned Parenthood and schedule an abortion and then even if it didn’t work and the child survived the abortion, Obama believes that the Doctor would be able to murder the child.
And if the doctor saw Patreus and they liked each other they could get married and smoke some together. So why would he resign? They could listen to some Jay-Z.
I would have an affair too if that was a ticket to get out ...
Ah, that’s right....thanks!!
I sure how it wasn’t some BMO from Iraq! BMO (Read: Black Moving Object)
My thoughts exactly. Dark days ahead for us.
2 Corinthians 11:12-15: "But what I am doing, I will continue to do, that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting. For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their deeds."
Yeah, I know./.... I gotta be careful....I was raised by a bunch of perverts. :)
my guess, is that Obama’s people stated you go along with our side, in the upcoming investigation or we out you on this affair... and he probably said screw it, I won’t do it.. I’ll come out now with the affair, and resign..
Really? I gotta google that.
During the first weeks of the Benghazi fiasco, there was one news item where it seemed like someone in the administration was acting responsibly. That was when Petraeus said that no one in the CIA had ordered anyone to stand-down while those in the consulate were asking for help. He seemed to be defending his organization, then he seemed to go silent.
I wonder if the affair could have been used to shut him up and blackmail him after that, and now he’s putting it out there and resigning to get out from under a blackmail.
And maybe he plans to tell the truth at the hearings.
Just using a little imagination and many things are possible at this point.
Notice this came out AFTER the election?????
Can't answer that one. If you had put a period on the end of it would have typed, yep, no, maybe.
How convenient for Hannity to take the day off. He probably doesn’t know what to say.
You are telling me a General crapped in his mess kit? Hard to believe.
“Now we know how the 0bama thugs kept him in line before the election.”
Yeah; Petraeus’ statements never made sense. Even at the very beginning, the Fox military pundits, McInerny and Hunt were basically speechless that he’d blame the video. They know him well and said that it just isn’t him. They could not understand why he was lying. Now we know; the thugs had the dirt on him — most likely complete with photos.
Anyhow, now that it’s out in the open, he’s free to tell the truth. He may end up in Fort Marcy Park, or the Chicago equivalent (suicide with four shots in the back of the head), but at least he’d have been the patriot he started out to be.
I shouldn’t laugh....but I did! lol
I have to question if anybody ever threatened to expose this in order to get his cooperation on the Bengahzi situation prior to the election. If so, that is a crime, a very serious felony called extortion of a federal official.
- Ricky Tarr
Everyone wondering who she is. What if she is a he?
LOL~!!!!!!!! Ha ha ha probably true!
Discredit your enemy so his testimony can't be credible......it's the Demoncrat way!!
Maybe Petraeus looked at the names being mentioned for the Democratic nomination in 2016, decided it was a weak field, and sees this as a resume enhancer for 2016.