The Petraeus Affair
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|Mon, 11-12-2012 - 3:08pm|
In a recent news story General Petraeus, the Director for the CIA stepped down this week after disclosing he had an affair.
In what looks like, a recent mistress may have been attempting to contact a new mistress of Petraeus to tell her to "go away." The messages were of a threatening nature and the frightened recipient contacted the FBI which led to the uncovering of the affair and the demise of Mr. Petraeus.
The original mistress, 40 year-old Paula Broadwell is married with two children under the age of 6. Her husband Scott, seems like a really nice person. In front of their home this weekend, an adult drew “Dad, “[heart]’s Mom” on their driveway. Jill Kelly, the women being threatened by Broadwell is 37 and she and her husband have been friends with the Petraeus family for some five years.
I see some themes here that we talk about all the time. People making bad choices, good and kind people who love their spouse who don’t know what to do with their hurt. People with insider information acting recklessly, while others carrying on, oblivious that their world is being torn apart by strangers.
What an ugly mess.