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'My wife's having an affair with someone I admire': Did husband describe..partner's affair with..CIA
Daily Mail ^ | November 10, 2012 | James Nye

Posted on 11/10/2012 8:58:18 AM PST by maggief

Did the cuckolded husband of Paula Broadwell send a letter to a New York Times advice column back in July that revealed he knew of her affair with David Petraeus?

That intriguing possibility has been raised after canny observers dug out the July 13th edition of Chuck Klosterman's 'The Ethicist' and pointed to extraordinary coincidences between one readers letter and the now scandalous love tryst.

Writing about a deepening relationship he knew his wife was having with a 'government executive' whose job 'is seen worldwide as a demonstration of American leadership' the anonymous man offers up what could be considered in hindsight as striking information.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: broadwell; petraeusaffair Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: maggief

Funny, i was just reading this article 3 minutes ago.

I was reading this in an other article:

“At some point after Petraeus was sworn in as CIA director on Sept. 6, 2011, the woman broke up with him. However, Petraeus continued to pursue her, sending her thousands of emails over the last several months, raising even more questions about his judgment”

Seems like Gen Petraeus has been really occupied lately.
It’s kind of scary, sounds like he’s almost stalking her.


2 posted on 11/10/2012 9:04:32 AM PST by mowowie
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To: maggief

Washington is a snake pit of corruption and debauchery. This man’s letter could have been written by many spouses both male and female.


3 posted on 11/10/2012 9:04:34 AM PST by oldbrowser (Welcome to U.S.Zimbabwe)
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To: maggief

I thought she broke off the affair prior to September 2011. Wasn’t this letter to the NYT more recent?


4 posted on 11/10/2012 9:04:46 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: oldbrowser

Heck, it could have been planted by the WH.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 9:06:04 AM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: maggief
I profoundly sympathize with the skank's husband. I know all too well what it is like to endure that sort of suffering. Bur from the remove of many years, I can say honestly that writing a letter to the newspaper of record for the enemy is not a cry for help. It is a passive-aggressive way of blowing the whistle. Someone who is in government, knows the CIA, and knows how things operate also knows that his letter is a certain security breach. He knew what he was doing.

May God heal his justifiable fury and his broken heart, and mend the marriage. What a tragedy for everyone.

6 posted on 11/10/2012 9:06:49 AM PST by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare)
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To: maggief
For more bizarreness check out this video of her and her husband on the Daily Show.
7 posted on 11/10/2012 9:08:23 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324073504578109252422213868.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet

While Mr. Petraeus was still a general, he had email exchanges with the woman, but there wasn’t a physical relationship, the person said. The affair began after Mr. Petraeus retired from the Army in August 2011 and ended months ago, the person said.


8 posted on 11/10/2012 9:08:48 AM PST by maggief ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building.")
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To: maggief

A peculiar publication revealing a peculiar paroxysm


9 posted on 11/10/2012 9:18:19 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("Vengence is mine".....Thus sayeth the Lord.)
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Ahhhhhh....lthe Democrats and their belief in “The Higher Calling”. Everything that happens in a Democrat administration is OK because they answer to “A Higher Calling”. This lover of this letter writer’s wife was answering to the higher calling of screwing his wife. The Obama administration answers to the higher calling of putting money in their pockets.
Look at the photos of this woman. Does she appear to be a timid wallflower? Oh, buddy, there are some women who have to be the center of attention everywhere they go. You married one.


10 posted on 11/10/2012 9:21:07 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: mowowie; maggief

He must have had a very steamy and hottest affair with her her the night before he passed out at a CONgressional hearing. When the brain travels down to the groin area, you get totally lost!!!

Was he using Viagra???


11 posted on 11/10/2012 9:21:19 AM PST by danamco (-)
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To: maggief
Heck, it could have been planted by the WH.

Benghazi? Election? Naw, nothing to see. Move along. Just another happy hussein coinky dink.

12 posted on 11/10/2012 9:21:19 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: mosesdapoet

Broadwell will be questioned extensively by the FBI, CIA, DIA and the State Department then released only to have a fatal car crash on the way back home...


13 posted on 11/10/2012 9:22:22 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Moonman62

It looks like that episode was from Wednesday January 25, 2012.
I wonder if she had broken up with Petraeus by then and was currently in the middle of recieving thousands of e-mails.

That whole push-up thing with the husband was kind of creepy.
She’s something else though...


14 posted on 11/10/2012 9:26:12 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Bon mots

BWAHAHAHAHA!


16 posted on 11/10/2012 9:29:04 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Bon mots

Oh man..........

lol


17 posted on 11/10/2012 9:30:35 AM PST by mowowie
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To: maggief

Timeline is total barbara streisand. Seems like a fairy tale concocted to avoid a court martial.


18 posted on 11/10/2012 9:31:22 AM PST by lodi90 (Born free, won't die in chains)
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To: mowowie

I simple “i hereby resign for personal reasons” seems as if it would have been enough. Maybe Petraeus was asked to make the admission in his resignation letter as part of an agreement not to be court-marshalled...


19 posted on 11/10/2012 9:43:44 AM PST by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: jsanders2001
Planned parenthood is sending her a year's supply of condums.

She also received a "congratulations on your accomplishment" from Fluke.

Naw...nailing her is only half of the story.

Petreaus is their target. We need Ollie North to look into this.

20 posted on 11/10/2012 9:44:23 AM PST by Sacajaweau (r)
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To: mowowie

Dumb letter by hubby, if it was written by hubby.

You can divorce your spouse for any or no reason.

Just go up to her and say, “look, I know you are banging General Viagrs. I want out. I won’t make a big deal and expose either of you. I just want out. Sign here.”

If she chooses to fight you, she might publicly reveal the information. Hubby doesn’t have to.

He could easily divorce his wife without exposing Petraeus.

The letter doesn’t make sense.


21 posted on 11/10/2012 9:50:32 AM PST by Ted Grant
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To: mowowie
My wife's having an affair with someone I admire'

Well then just ask your wife to get their autograph during the next tango...

22 posted on 11/10/2012 9:55:00 AM PST by AmericaUnited
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To: mowowie

Maybe Petraeus realized too late that he had been played by the woman, that the woman had used him to write her story and was now scared that she would write a tell all.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 9:55:11 AM PST by Eva
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To: SteveH

Even if court marshalled he would most likely face being reduced one rank. Not that big a deal at his pay grade.


24 posted on 11/10/2012 10:06:14 AM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: Moonman62

Her book “ALL IN” Petraus diffently had it “ALL IN”


25 posted on 11/10/2012 10:14:39 AM PST by Spunky (Those)
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To: Spunky
Ironic Book Title Hall of Fame:


26 posted on 11/10/2012 10:19:16 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Moonman62

She looks like an educated groupie and attention wh*re..


27 posted on 11/10/2012 10:21:11 AM PST by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: dfwgator

Jeeze....you can’t make this stuff up. Sex under a desk? You’d kind of expect that from a teenager—not the head of the CIA.


28 posted on 11/10/2012 10:31:14 AM PST by rbg81
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To: dfwgator

Those are the kind of book titles one would see in an issue of Mad Magazine.

I feel ike i’m living in the Twilight Zone or that’s there’s been a major burp in the Matrix or something.


29 posted on 11/10/2012 10:59:26 AM PST by mowowie
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To: Ted Grant

“if it was written by hubby.”

Other articles indicate the FBI investigator wasn’t too happy that requesting resignation was going to be delayed until after the election - the article mentioned “for months.” Who knows how long this has been known by the FBI - wouldn’t be surprised if it was a very long time and this may have been from someone involved in the investigation as they recognized Zero was just sitting on information so he could be the blackmailer - keep Petrayus in line when he would ultimately see a need. Libya provided the need - play wasn’t made until after the election settled and before Petrayus would testify - but Petrayus neutered it by resigning. Testimony will be very interesting, hope he doesn’t plan on any visits to Fort Marcy Park before talking.


30 posted on 11/10/2012 11:05:09 AM PST by LibertyOh
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To: Newbomb Turk

He would have to have his portrait repainted with one less star. You don’t know generals.


31 posted on 11/10/2012 11:05:56 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: LibertyOh; maggief

Re: FBI
Last night on Fox someone said he was vetted by the CIA, not the FBI when Obama named him to replace Panetta. Strange because it is the FBI that usually vets.


32 posted on 11/10/2012 11:12:05 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: oldbrowser

This man’s letter could have been written by many spouses both male and female.

—————That intriguing possibility has been raised after canny observers dug out the July 13th-———


Hey, you think these ‘canny observers’ (who obviously have time to sift through millions of *’Dear Abby’ type letters)
can get a line on some college transcripts etc -birth certificates - SS # clarification?

*Maybe they ‘sifted’ though “Letters to Penthouse”?

“YOU WON’T BELIEVE THIS STORY, which is why I have to write it.
My boss is a 4 star whom I have been having a torrid affair with. It started in a war zone (well I had a crush on him while at the Point) It (sort of) ended abruptly when he was assigned a high ranking ‘initial’ job (NOT FBI) in the Federal Govt.
Capt Anonymous”


33 posted on 11/10/2012 11:22:25 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: oldbrowser

I feel badly for the ones who were betrayed. What a terrible trauma that must be. God have mercy on them and protect the hearts of their children - adults and minors.

Adultery is not a victimless sin. The damage can carry on on for generations. I’ll never understand why people don’t grasp the magnitude of the damage they are doing to love and trust or don’t care about it? Our socieity of families is being ravished by instant gratification. Love and loyality is becomming a joke - a lie to young people.

As far as Paterous goes, he was disloyal to his wife. He was shockingly disloyal to Americans when he joined the traitors who demanded the constitution be scrapped to place Amercia under Sharia speech control laws. Talk about disappointed!


34 posted on 11/10/2012 11:36:55 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights; maggief

The FBI does the background checks (having been subject to needing clearances in my prior careers) - the “vetting” was more likely relying on prior FBI investigations/clearances.


35 posted on 11/10/2012 11:41:24 AM PST by LibertyOh
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights; maggief

The FBI does the background checks (having been subject to needing clearances in my prior careers) - the “vetting” was more likely relying on prior FBI investigations/clearances.


36 posted on 11/10/2012 11:41:26 AM PST by LibertyOh
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To: blueunicorn6

Actually I have met the man personally in Iraq. Didn’t care for him much then either.

I just wrote it off to the fact that all officers who have obtained that rank pretty much are political animals and no longer Soldiers.


37 posted on 11/10/2012 11:45:36 AM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: maggief
Heck, it could have been planted by the WH.

Naaahhh...if the WH was responsible it would have appeared in Pravda.

38 posted on 11/10/2012 11:46:30 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: oldbrowser
Washington is a snake pit of corruption and debauchery. This man’s letter could have been written by many spouses both male and female.

Are you suggesting that Mooshelle is getting it on with Jay-Z?

39 posted on 11/10/2012 11:48:46 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: mowowie
The NYT has confirmed that Broadwell did not write this letter. What were the odds that it was? It sounded like something college students would dream up -- or maybe something one bureaucrat wrote to discredit another.
40 posted on 11/17/2012 1:48:34 PM PST by x
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