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kma2 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:51 PM
What does this suggest about this administration's vetting process? Patreaus' indiscretions didn't come up? Imagine he was a Republican. How long do you think it would've taken to see his affair splashed all over the front page of the NYT?
The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 3:32 PM
I can't believe Obama didn't know about the Petreaus affair anymore than I believe he didn't know about the attack in Benghazi not being related to a video.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:43 PM
Comrade Hussein has a HISTORY of digging up dirt on his opponents and using it against them.
In this case,it does the double duty of discrediting Petraeus and diverting the discussion abut Benghazi itself,aka a "wag the dog" technique.
Black and White Brian Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 7:05 AM
... Comrade Hussein has a HISTORY of digging up dirt on his opponents ....

And that was before he and his Chicago Criminal Gang owned and operated and controlled -- and totally and abjectly politicized -- Justice and the FBI.
The second-term curse goes like this: A president (e.g., Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, etc.) wins re-election, but then his presidency implodes over the next four years -- mired in scandals or disasters such as Watergate, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky, the Iraqi insurgency and Hurricane Katrina.

Apparently, like tragic Greek heroes, administrations grow arrogant after their re-election wins. They believe that they are invincible and that heir public approval is permanent rather than fickle.

The result is that Nemesis zeroes in on their fatal conceit and with a boom corrects their hubris. Or is the...