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The French View of the Petraeus Sex Scandal

dfrum Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:44 PM
I would like to see the GOP make a point of repealing Medicare Prescription or raise revenue to PAY for it. That is the fiscally conservative thing to do. Also some revenue mechanism needs to be put in place to pay for all the costs incurred in Iraq and Afghanistan. I'm sick to my stomach that so many Americans sacrificed and died over there while 99% of Americans simply watched it on TV, enjoyed a tax cut and went shopping.
French public reaction to American CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus' suicide-bombing of his own career demonstrates a lack of understanding of the perceived offense in favor of a blind defense of libertinism. It was learned last week that Petraeus had an extramarital affair with his biographer, reserve Army officer Paula Broadwell (who, like Petraeus, is married with children).

Let's go back in time for some context.

The French never understood why President Bill Clinton was impeached for the Monica Lewinsky scandal following disapproval by those "puritanical Americans." Sure, he may have lied about the dalliance under oath, but he...