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Paula Broadwell smacks photographer in forehead with car door
NYDN ^ | November 19, 2012 | ennifer H. Cunningham AND Bill Hutchinson

Posted on 11/19/2012 1:53:45 PM PST by maggief

David Petraeus’ ex-mistress, Paula Broadwell, left a female news photographer with a bloodied forehead Monday in a confrontation outside the biographer’s North Carolina home.

The 40-year-old West Point grad smacked the photographer with the driver’s side door of her Nissan Pathfinder SUV.

“I had my camera and in all the chaos the door slammed and I got hit in the head with the flash,” said Nell Redmond, a freelancer for the Associated press.

Redmond suffered a small cut on her forehead in the incident, witnessed by a Daily News reporter.

The encounter occurred just before 2 p.m. as Broadwell, wearing sunglasses and a cream-colored turtleneck sweater, tried to avoid reporters and photographers by sneaking out a side door of her house in a ritzy enclave of Charlotte.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; broadwell; petraeus
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1 posted on 11/19/2012 1:53:54 PM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

http://adage.com/article/agency-news/paula-broadwell-hires-glover-park-pr-support/238381/

Paula Broadwell, the biographer for disgraced CIA Director General Petraeus who’s found herself smack-dab in the middle of a scandal dominating headlines for the past week, has hired Glover Park Group’s managing directors, Dee Dee Myers and Joel Johnson, for communications counsel, the WPP crisis shop told Ad Age.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/petraeus-hires-elite-political-attorney-article-1.1204057?localLinksEnabled=false

David Petraeus hires elite political attorney Robert Barnett amid sex scandal
The lawyer, Robert Barnett of Williams & Connolly, is known for negotiating book deals for the political elite, from President Barack Obama to one-time vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.


2 posted on 11/19/2012 1:55:42 PM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

I’m liking her more and more....


3 posted on 11/19/2012 1:56:21 PM PST by PGR88
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To: maggief

AP Reporter vs. Devious Slut

Sometimes it’s *really* hard to take sides in a conflict.


4 posted on 11/19/2012 1:57:08 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: maggief

Reporter learns that in the proper hands, an SUV can be a deadly weapon.


5 posted on 11/19/2012 1:57:26 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: maggief

Oh well. You stick your face where it doesn’t belong and bad things can happen


6 posted on 11/19/2012 1:57:47 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: maggief

The feel-good story of the day!


7 posted on 11/19/2012 1:58:57 PM PST by backwoods-engineer ("Remember: Evil exists because good men don't kill the gov officials committing it." -- K. Hoffmann)
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To: exit82

It was the SUV’s fault....;-)


8 posted on 11/19/2012 2:00:28 PM PST by Average Al
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To: maggief

“David Petraeus’ ex-mistress, Paula Broadwell, left a female news photographer with a bloodied forehead Monday”

I can’t find a hero in this sentence?

A celebrity loving media whore strikes a celebrity chasing photographer whore.


9 posted on 11/19/2012 2:00:28 PM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: SECURE AMERICA

“You stick your face where it doesn’t belong and bad things can happen”

I think they are both finding that it in their own way.


10 posted on 11/19/2012 2:00:37 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Nervous Tick

“Cage-Rage Match of The Month”.

No rubber helmets or lobster bibs (like the Clintoon Interns were issued by the HR Office.)


11 posted on 11/19/2012 2:00:37 PM PST by carriage_hill (America - a great idea while it lasted.)
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To: maggief

Hey, hey, Paula... way to go!


12 posted on 11/19/2012 2:01:02 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: maggief
That sounds reversed.

Given Dee Dee Myers's famous bimbo eruption expertise, shouldn't she be the one representing Petraeus?

13 posted on 11/19/2012 2:01:22 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: backwoods-engineer

Animal Rights Drone Shot Down

Two in a row!


14 posted on 11/19/2012 2:01:53 PM PST by Gadsden1st
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To: maggief; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

She hit that broad well, din’t she?


15 posted on 11/19/2012 2:03:40 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: cynwoody

I am liking Paula Broadwell more and more.

I would like to see her on The View!


16 posted on 11/19/2012 2:03:47 PM PST by BobNative
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To: Gadsden1st

Bttt


17 posted on 11/19/2012 2:03:58 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Nervous Tick

I’d pick the slut every time.


18 posted on 11/19/2012 2:04:17 PM PST by EEGator
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To: PGR88
To be honest here, if someone is blocking my car door, they are holding me against
my will and I would do the same thing. GTF out of the way of the door or get smacked with it, period.
19 posted on 11/19/2012 2:08:29 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: EEGator

>> I’d pick the slut every time.

Over a journalist, that would normally be a safe call (unless the devious slut WAS a journalist herself, which is sometimes the case).

But Broadwell compromised national security. She loses points for that. LOTS of points.


20 posted on 11/19/2012 2:09:25 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: maggief

ahh thats to bad...


21 posted on 11/19/2012 2:09:31 PM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.Not)
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To: maggief
I am privileged to know a number of women who would have done the exact same thing or something similar with more force.

I'm calling this a job well-done.

22 posted on 11/19/2012 2:09:31 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Nervous Tick

I just meant in the general sense. (no pun intended)


23 posted on 11/19/2012 2:12:50 PM PST by EEGator
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To: maggief
Reporterette: "That'll leave a mark! Oh, it did! It really did! Damn car doors! Don't they know not to close the door when I'm invading their private space? owey, owey, owey!"
24 posted on 11/19/2012 2:13:41 PM PST by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: maggief

Nell? Or, Neil?


25 posted on 11/19/2012 2:15:38 PM PST by moovova
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To: maggief

I hope the person sues her. Tramp.


26 posted on 11/19/2012 2:16:02 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. As another FR member says..Obamas are living in gangster paradise.)
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To: EEGator

>> no pun intended

I don’t believe you. :-)


27 posted on 11/19/2012 2:16:07 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: Third Person
Hey, hey, Paula...

I wonder how many Freepers will catch the reference.

28 posted on 11/19/2012 2:18:26 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: Nervous Tick
But Broadwell compromised national security.

Well, no. That would be Petraeus. He's the one with the responsibility. And he violated it. Not to mention her.

Possibly I've just missed it, but I haven't seen much discussion of his security screening.

Apparently it was an open secret around his headquarters that he was banging the biographer. These things are almost never really secret.

Who does the security screening for the head of the CIA??? The Hardy Boys? We can't catch an obvious security issue like this before he gets confirmed?

29 posted on 11/19/2012 2:18:26 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: Nervous Tick
But Broadwell compromised national security. She loses points for that. LOTS of points.

No, she didn't. She may have repeated some pillow talk, but her partner who was thinking with his small(er) head was maybe the one who compromised national security.

30 posted on 11/19/2012 2:18:58 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: maggief
I though the report said a female reporter......

Anyway. Looks like some teef went missing too.

article_broadwell_1119

James Keivom/New York Daily News

Associated Press photojournalist Nell Redmond was injured when Paula Broadwell swung her car door open on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C.


 

 

  (enuff catty remarks. for now.....)

31 posted on 11/19/2012 2:19:08 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: PGR88
I’m liking her more and more....

She hit an annoying reporter, so she must be a great person.

Except for betraying her family and interfering in someone else's family, and sending threatening anonymous emails, and stealing classified information.

Real class act, that Paula Broadwell.

32 posted on 11/19/2012 2:19:54 PM PST by wideawake
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To: All

We sure need some here.
FReepathon Day 50!

33 posted on 11/19/2012 2:21:48 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Christie at the beach

ROTFL.


34 posted on 11/19/2012 2:22:35 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: maggief

I don’t think the photographer understands that you can’t block the target’s ability to go where they want. When you do that, you verge on what is legally defined as kidnapping.

While judges don’t like exhibitions of violence, they aren’t going to tolerate a reporter confining someone in their own car against their will either.


35 posted on 11/19/2012 2:24:09 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Nervous Tick

I can neither confirm nor deny your accusation. :)


36 posted on 11/19/2012 2:24:39 PM PST by EEGator
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To: maggief

Too bad it wasn’t a skull fracture!


37 posted on 11/19/2012 2:26:33 PM PST by golf lover (going)
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To: maggief
...wearing sunglasses and a cream-colored turtleneck sweater...

I didn't look beforehand, but as soon as I read that I knew this was written by a woman......

38 posted on 11/19/2012 2:26:38 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: OldPossum

Hey Paula by Paul and Paula

Lyrics:
Paul:
Hey, hey Paula, I wanna marry you
Hey, hey Paula, no one else will ever do
I’ve waited so long for school to be through
Paula, I can’t wait no more for you
My love, my love

Paula:
Hey Paul, I’ve been waiting for you
Hey, hey, hey Paul, I want to marry you too
If you love me true, if you love me still
Our love will always be real
My love, my love

Both:
True love means planning a life for two
Being together the whole day through
True love means waiting and hoping that soon
Wishes we’ve made will come true
My love, my love


39 posted on 11/19/2012 2:26:55 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: cynwoody
In a somewhat surprising turn of events, former president Bill Clinton stepped
forward to defend Paula Broadwell and has asked her to write his biography.


40 posted on 11/19/2012 2:29:46 PM PST by Iron Munro (Robbing From The Hood and Boy Blunder - Our New Queen and King)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Looks like some teef went missing too.

Well, it is North Carolina. ;^)

41 posted on 11/19/2012 2:31:29 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Sherman Logan; elkfersupper

Paula Broadwell is a former Army intelligence officer, and a current reserve officer.

She had confidential material on her laptop computer.

She divulged classified material in public speeches.

She compromised the security of a flag officer.

She DAMN SURE IS guilty of security breeches.

But, yes, Petraeus is the worse scoundrel in the affair. No question.

Nevertheless, they both deserve to be shot.


42 posted on 11/19/2012 2:32:28 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: OldPossum

Hey, hey Paula,
I’m going marry you some day.
Hey, hey Paul . . . etc


43 posted on 11/19/2012 2:33:39 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: maggief

What a headline! In fact, as the door was being closed, the snoopy camerawoman shoved her camera forward. The door then hit the flash of the camera, which in turn cut the forehead of the photographer. From out of that to get Broadwell smacked a reporter in the head with a car door is quite a reach.


44 posted on 11/19/2012 2:35:38 PM PST by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Nervous Tick
She DAMN SURE IS guilty of security breeches.

Now that there is funny.

Breaches are security violations. Breeches are trousers.

45 posted on 11/19/2012 2:36:13 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: maggief

Okay, I have to admire that.


46 posted on 11/19/2012 2:37:11 PM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: maggief; Morgana

“confrontation”...??

idiot reporters should know better than to put their heads in the way of a car door.


47 posted on 11/19/2012 2:37:59 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sherman Logan

>> Now that there is funny.

heh...

Thanks for pointing that out.


48 posted on 11/19/2012 2:40:26 PM PST by Nervous Tick ("You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.")
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To: maggief
A thorough sweep with shotgun fire to clear the lawn of trespassers greatly reduces the level of car-door incidents -- and improves the average quality of journalism... </SARCASM>
49 posted on 11/19/2012 2:41:09 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias... "Barack": Allah's current ally...)
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To: Iron Munro

I dunno... she doesn’t look fat or trailer-trashy enough for Bubba to be interested.


50 posted on 11/19/2012 2:41:13 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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