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Pillory Talk - Sexism or Equal Opportunity Ridicule In Petraeus Case?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We can't have it both ways, ladies; we can't demand the "right to party" along with the boys then expect to be treated with kid gloves when we're caught with our pants down too, any more than Clinton, Weiner, Spitzer or Petraeus could. Paula Broadwell is no Monica Lewinsky.

Never Have an Affair With...

Susan Silver | Posted 01.15.2013 | Women
Susan Silver

"Never have an affair with anyone who has less to lose than you do." That should cover hookers who don't play golf when you are the Greatest Golfer who ever lived. It should reverberate in the halls of Congress when congressmen are contemplating another kind of congress. But it doesn't.

Petraeus Scandal Spurs Conservative Media Conspiracy Theories

Posted 11.15.2012 | Media

As Gen. David Petraeus prepares to address the attack in Benghazi at a congressional hearing, some members of the conservative media are wondering how...

Think Again: Why Were Pundits All In on 'All In'?

Eric Alterman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

The fact that Gen. Petraeus's biographer needed a "ghost-writer" speaks volumes about her lack of qualifications for the task at hand -- save for the fact that Gen. Petraeus could be absolutely certain that every word would be favorable, if not worshipful.

4 Ways The Petraeus Scandal Could Have Been Avoided

Kate Schermerhorn | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weddings
Kate Schermerhorn

Let's just be honest here -- General Petraeus, his former mistress, Paula Broadwell, and even his jovial wife, Holly, along with the rest of us, are forcing ourselves into a box we don't naturally fit into.

Petraeus Makes Big Denials In First Conversation With Reporter

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has broken his silence to Kyra Phillips of Headline News, whom he told that he had never passed any classified info...

FBI Agent Embroiled In Petraeus Scandal Identified

Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

The FBI agent who began the investigation into David Petraeus' affair with Paula Broadwell has been identified as Frederick W. Humphries II, the New Y...

Gerry Smith

Why Petraeus' Email Troubles Should Make You Nervous | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

The digital demise of former CIA Director David Petraeus underscores a key warning for an age in which computer servers retain nearly every residue of...

The David Petreaus Venn Diagram

Posted 11.16.2012 | Comedy

The David Petraeus affair scandal, which brought down the former four-star general and CIA director, continues to unfold and is only getting weirder b...

The Real Scandal Surrounding the Petraeus Resignation

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The FBI, if they thought they had a reason, could find out where you are and read your email, with relatively little oversight. Don't think they can? This is what happened to the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, an active four star general and two women.

The Petraeus Sex Scandal Has Enough Material for a Novel, a Screenplay, Two Short-Stories, and a Crude Message Spray-Painted on an Overpass

David Macaray | Posted 01.14.2013 | Comedy
David Macaray

If I were a responsible, dedicated citizen, I would be more concerned with national security and chain-of-command issues than with the lurid details of the sex scandal itself. But I'm not a responsible, dedicated citizen.

Petraeus Likely Lost His Dream Gig

Posted 11.14.2012 | College

David Petraeus's resignation as director of the Central Intelligence Agency amid an investigation into an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell,...

LOOK: Welcome To Mount Pleasant, Paula Broadwell!

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Paula Broadwell, former CIA Director David Petraeus' biographer and alleged mistress, is thought to be camped out at her brother's house...

Sex Brought Him Down!

Felice Shapiro | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Sex brought him down. Not a stray bullet, not a landmine, not a grenade nor a terrorist.

Broadwell Had 'Substantial' Classified Data: Reports

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - A computer used by Paula Broadwell, the woman whose affair with CIA director General David Petraeus led to his resign...

Anonymous Wikipedia Entry May Have Hinted At Petraeus Affair..

Posted 11.15.2012 | Technology

A fleeting anonymous entry on Paula Broadwell's Wikipedia page back in January might have clued the country in to what was going on between her and th...

All In: Marriage, Rights and Hypocrisy -- The Case of David Petraeus

Katherine Franke | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Katherine Franke

General Petraeus played a key role in decisions to carry out controversial drone strikes, including the attacks last year that killed two U.S. citizens. But no, it was adultery that brought down Petraeus.

Focus on the Tragedy of the Afghan War, Not on the Farce

William Astore | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
William Astore

Afghanistan has become a backdrop for a bad "B" movie, a tawdry farce played for cheap laughs. But the real story is not the farce but the ongoing military tragedy of Afghanistan.

WATCH: Media Can't Resist L'Affaire Petraeus

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 11.14.2012 | Media

The unfolding Petraeus scandal follows a familiar "boy meets girl" storyline. But when the boy is the (married) CIA director, the girl is his (marrie...

What Paula Broadwell Tells Us About The Decline Of 'King David' | Noam Scheiber | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

If you can somehow get past the shirtless G-man photos, the threatening emails, or the elaborate love triangles, then the most startling subplot in th...

Why, Paula?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women
Kristen Houghton

With all she has going for her, for all her supposed sophistication, her smarts, her accomplishments, why did Paula Broadwell allegedly revert to the same immature, mean-girl tactics as a 14-year-old girl?

G.I. Groupy Milfs Gone Wild!!!

Phil Perrier | Posted 01.14.2013 | Comedy
Phil Perrier

Who are these totally hot twins, and how can they get the highest ranking military and intelligence operatives in the world to drop everything to jump through hoops for them?

VIDEO: Petraeus Scandal Anticipated in Giuliani 'Ad' 5 Years Ago

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media
Dan Mirvish

The David Petraeus scandal is a tragedy of personal and global importance. Who could have possibly predicted such an undoing? None other than fake pundit Martin Eisenstadt... five years ago, to be exact.

Obama Should Bring in Colin Powell to Address Petraeus and Allen Scandals

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Obama has one move. He needs to call in Colin Powell to help him put out the escalating inferno and to restore both credibility and a sense of integrity to the military high command. Only Powell has both the status and the national-security gravitas to help Obama steady this dangerously rocking ship.

'Never Email, Never Have Sex... And Just To Be Safe, Lose The Penis'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy

As the sex scandal involving General David Petraeus grows even more complicated, we find ourselves stuck between simultaneously wanting to wrap our he...