David Petraeus, retired four-star general and married man of 37 years, stepped down as CIA Director on Friday, admitting to an unwise extramarital affair. President Obama accepted his resignation.
Upon learning that a government official committed adultery, the American people had two questions. The first: “So what?” Expect plenty of questions from Republican congressmen, though, particularly those who’ve been caught in bed with women not their wives.
Everyone has a second question ….
“Petraeus’ Mistress Allegedly Tried To Hack Into His Email, FBI Investigating,” Jen Chung, DCist (Remember, the lady is is a spy, too)
“Paula Broadwell takes media spotlight,” Katie Glueck, Politico
But wait — there’s more! The lady in question is married, too. Her husband may have known about the affair and written to
Dear Abby Carolyn Hax The New York Times “Ethicist” about his dilemma:
“How Chuck Klosterman’s Ethicist Column Got Tangled in the Petraeus Affair,” Connor Reeve, The Atlantic Wire
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