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Sex and the City (of Washington)

Gabriela8 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:57 AM
Life isn't fair, Cal. Why one politician is felled for his offenses and another gets off scott free is food for thought, but unresolvable. Call it the fickle finger of fate. As a Christian, I believe no one gets away with anything. Sooner or later, justice will be meted out--if not in this life, then in the next. As a fallen race (since Adam and Eve), humans are imperfect vessels for meting out justice. We do our best. But God is all knowing, all loving, all powerful, all just and all merciful. "Vengeance is mine; I will repay," God says. And "Sin has a pay day." That is why none can sin with impunity. Petraus, et. al. received a particularly painful form of punishment--exposure, of which the psalms warn. (I.e., one way God...
katepatate Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:01 PM
You are right. Every single one of us will stand before God and have our sins exposed. My thought is that Democrats will still be denying up to the judgement.
The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus over an extramarital affair has raised and will continue to raise a number of questions.

First among them (OK, maybe not first, national security being more important, but stay with me) is why should he have resigned? I am always amused when journalists use the words "sex scandal" when writing about such things. Having abandoned most standards for what used to be called "upright behavior," culture now "tsk-tsks" when someone is caught in a compromising position.

Bill Clinton didn't have to resign after the Monica Lewinsky scandal. He lied about their assignations...