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CIA Director Petraeus Resigns, Cites Extra-Marital Affair
NBC ^ | 11/9/12 | NBC NEWS

Posted on 11/09/2012 12:10:35 PM PST by Brandonmark

Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus has resigned, citing an extra-marital affair, NBC News reported.

"Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position," Petraeus said in his resignation letter. "After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours."

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: benghazicoverup; broadwell; cia; davidpetraeus; petraeus; petraeusaffair
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1 posted on 11/09/2012 12:10:37 PM PST by Brandonmark
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Hillary eliminates a competitor. It’s the Clinton way.


2 posted on 11/09/2012 12:12:09 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Brandonmark

Guess Obama can’t black mail him anymore.


3 posted on 11/09/2012 12:12:20 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Brandonmark

Sounds fishy to me.


4 posted on 11/09/2012 12:12:39 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Brandonmark

wtf

why, why Patreaus couldn’t you keep the zipper up? What is these people’s problem


5 posted on 11/09/2012 12:13:14 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dragonblustar

Maybe Obama set up the honey trap.


6 posted on 11/09/2012 12:13:42 PM PST by jean michael
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To: Brandonmark

Sad........wonder if he thinks it was worth it now.


7 posted on 11/09/2012 12:14:11 PM PST by Texan
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I never liked the guy, but, man, a military guy in with all them grifter lawyers? He never had a chance.


8 posted on 11/09/2012 12:14:15 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Brandonmark

I guess for Mrs. Petraus he was “General BETRAY US” after all.


9 posted on 11/09/2012 12:14:57 PM PST by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: Brandonmark

Now he’s free to testify.


10 posted on 11/09/2012 12:15:17 PM PST by LibFreeUSA
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Petraeus betray us—and wifey too. The Libs were right about him afterall. (’ Now he can get a promotion in the DemRat party.


11 posted on 11/09/2012 12:15:56 PM PST by tflabo
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This makes me sad


12 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:01 PM PST by Kaslin (STILL THE ARROGANT LAZY, LYING POS: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Brandonmark

“I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours.”

Heck the RATS would have loved him. this makes points with the media, he should have got advice with “Slick Willie”.


13 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:01 PM PST by kenmcg (t)
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What’s the big deal? Didn’t Clinton change the game by not only getting away with it but having his popularity skyrocket as a result?


14 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:21 PM PST by jarwulf
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Say what????

I really respect the General and unfortunately resigning is the right thing to do in today's world.

15 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:28 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Brandonmark

(Put on tin foil hat)... Maybe this is to distract from Benghazi and keep Patraeus from telling the truth about whatever happened there. (hat off for now)


16 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:31 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Brandonmark
He knew too much about Benghazi.

They've greased him.

17 posted on 11/09/2012 12:16:59 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Brandonmark

There’s the doorman.


18 posted on 11/09/2012 12:17:02 PM PST by onedoug
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Resign over an affair?!? I thought that was a resume enhancer in post Clinton America...


19 posted on 11/09/2012 12:17:16 PM PST by apillar
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To: Brandonmark

What’s the big deal? Didn’t Clinton change the game by not only getting away with it but also perjuring himself and having his popularity skyrocket as a result?


20 posted on 11/09/2012 12:17:50 PM PST by jarwulf
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