Tag: Broadwell

Petraeus & the Hope of Restoration

Each day seems to bring new revelations with respect to the David Petraeus-Paula Broadwell affair. I’m going to assume you know the basic facts; my goal is to reflect on what it all means for the country. This is not a simple sexual scandal; it goes far beyond that. Petraeus, until his abrupt resignation last Friday [even notice how all these big news items are disclosed on Fridays when fewer people are paying attention?], was the director of the CIA…. Read more »