Skip to comments.Panetta on the Petraeus Affair: 'Iím Reading the Papers Like You Are'
Posted on 11/13/2012 7:53:33 AM PST by yoe
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta seemed not to have extensive knowledge of the Petraeus affair when talking to the press earlier today on board a flight to Australia.
"You know, I dont know the answer to that," Panetta said in response to a question about when the affair started and whether the CIA director would be prosecuted. "I guess, Im reading the papers like you are to determine just what the committees finds out, what the ultimate investigation determines on that issue. We obviously are going to watch this closely to determine just exactly when that took place. But I think right now my view is lets see what the investigation turns up and what the congress, these committees are able to determine just exactly what took place."
Panetta, who served as CIA director before Petraeus, called the affair "a very sad situation."
"First, obviously, it was a very sad situation to have a distinguished career like that end in this manner. And my heart obviously goes out to him and his family, but I think he took the right step and I think its important when youre director of the CIA with all the challenges that face you in that position, that personal integrity comes first and foremost.," said Panetta.
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Panetta, Clinton, and Obama Smack of the (Baader-Meinhof Gang) dedicated to the violent overthrow of capitalist society. This of course doesn't help the dead from Benghazi but it is really telling about Obama and where he is going.........
No one reads papers.
Why would a man with top access to the DIA get his intel from newspapers.
The ass is just hitting the dirt and hiding.
He should bear some responsibility, truth and accountablity.
Joe Scarborough: I Know, Personally, That Some In DC Knew About Petraeus Investigation 3, 4 Weeks Ago
He also revealed that Im not going to say how I know this, but let me tell you something: There are some people high up in official Washington who knew about this. I know that personally. They knew about it three, four weeks ago. They knew about this. And if they knew about this three to four weeks ago, am I really to believe that the White House didnt know about this? Nobody in the White House knew about this three to four weeks ago?
Now where have I heard this administration use this same excuse before?
Leon was an Army intel guy and his son james in Oakland Calif is a Navy intel reservist. Lots of James’ work product was on behalf of Navy SEALs. What must he think has he peers into the eyes of his father?
Now Leon dummies up completely.
Hey, Leon, what’s it like to betray THE WORK OF A WHOLE LIFETIME...?
Have fun in Carmel Valley, you DIRTY INSECT. Stayed clean for a long time, only to throw it all away at the end of his life.
Every person in this administration is a f-ing, lying lunatic.
He can’t just say “I’m unable to comment on that right now.”.....you know....the correct thing to say.
No. He has to once again prove what a complete jackass he is - and embarrass the few of us left in the nation who aren’t drooling morons - by spewing this stupidity.
I’m getting paranoid. I’m starting to believe the primary goal of Democrats right now is to drive me to the point of jumping off a bridge.
There’s no explanation for their behavior that makes more sense.
—— personal integrity comes first and foremost.,”-—
At lest he hasn’t lost his sense of humor.
No wonder Leon doesn’t know what’s going on. He reads the MSM “journalists” for news. hahahaha
Panetta is a typical ill-educated lib with the IQ of a cumquat, the morals of a Kennedy/Clinton, and the ability of an Obamadork.
May he rest in a sewer.
Yeah . . . but we don't have our heads stuck up a dark place.
Leon “I don’t believe a blow job rises to the level of an impeachable offense” Panetta....any more questions?
Stay tuned for tomorrow’s episode of “As the Pentagon Turns”.
I guess it comes as some relief that the generals are chasing skirts and not boys.
Where is SOME presstitute to demand to know which papers he reads?
Or is that question only valid to ask of Sarah Palin?
I used to have a little bit of respect for Panetta precisely because he didn’t make bullcr@p statements like this.
I find it very interesting that Penetta, Clinton and Obama never seem to know what is going on right under their noses.
I would have said "The Clintons." Remember her 100+ "I do not recalls" when under oath in the billing scandal?
They know they can get away with it; there will never be a trial. They lie. We know it, they know it, but it's all political theater.
Another revelation about the patriotic Bronco Bama regime: Panetta can read!