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Subject:  Re: Krauthhammer on Petraeus Date:  11/14/2012  7:08 PM
Author:  FoolishWaldo Number:  1836745 of 2203724

"CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I think the really shocking news today was that General Petraeus thought and hoped he could keep his job. He thought that it might and it would be kept secret, and that he could stay in his position. I think what that tells us is really important. It meant that he understood that the FBI obviously knew what was going on. He was hoping that those administration officials would not disclose what had happened, and therefore hoping that he would keep his job. And that meant that he understood that his job, his reputation, his legacy, his whole celebrated life was in the hands of the administration, and he expected they would protect him by keeping it quiet."

If Petraeus thought he'd be able to keep his job as CIA director, he's too stupid for the job.

And actually his "whole celebrated life was in the hands of" Eric Cantor who knew about the whole mess in October.
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