Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Was Petraeus blackmailed by Obama?

As the old saying goes, you decide. But it is certainly looking like the Obama administration was blackmailing Gen. Petraeus for favorable testimony on the Bengazi affair prior to the election.

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.

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