There could be a potent counter argument here and the real criminals are far above him, trying to save their own asses, and particularly over the phony issue of terrorism being put to bed by the successfully led Obama America (sic), the only inconvenience being the attack on the Benghazi outlets by terrorist groups right smack in the middle of the reelection campaign which laid a big pile of doo doo right on their narrative about how they succeeded in the “War on Terror”. He could turning evil, or he could still be a good man but is being excoriated by those larger fish above him who are about to go scott-free via the old Potomac Two Step Blame Game.
The ambassador and his men were left hanging out to dry, lest ‘the narrative’ (”Obama’s Dead, GM’s alive”) be contradicted. Petraeus thought that the same people who made that decision would somehow not do it to him. The moment that Ohio went for Obama—the moment when Petraeus’ obeisance was no longer important—was the moment that he, too, was left hanging out to dry. The only surprise was that Petraeus was surprised.