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Feinstein: Petraeus Cheated Because He Had 'No Entourage,' 'No Driver,' Had to Wash Own Dishes
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Posted on 11/21/2012 8:55:31 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Feinstein: Petraeus Cheated Because He Had 'No Entourage,' 'No Driver,' Had to Wash Own Dishes By Elizabeth Harrington November 21, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – Senate Intelligence Chairman Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) explained on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that former CIA Director David Petraeus cheated on his wife because after retiring from the U.S. Army as a four star general he no longer had an entourage and a driver and had to wash his own dishes when he got home from work.

“Here’s a man, and you see Time Magazine, and you see the medals he has. You see the stars,” said Feinstein. “One day, he takes all of that off. He’s in a plain blue suit like this. He looks no different from you or you or you."

“Having said that,” Feinstein said, “there’s no entourage. There’s no driver. He gives an order at the CIA. There’s discussion. There’s flak. People don’t like this.

“And then he goes home to wash dishes,” she said. “It is a major adjustment. I think we need to look at this transitioning of people. I think we need to look at our tours.”

Feinstein added: “Now, this is not an excuse.”

Host David Gregory then countered: “You’re getting closer to excusing men for behaving badly.”

“I am not. I’m not excusing him,” Feinstein said. “As you look at it, it became more complicated. I think he did the right thing in resigning.”

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Of course, makes sense to me...........
1 posted on 11/21/2012 8:55:33 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I think she should do the right thing and resign also. Then she should seek help.


2 posted on 11/21/2012 8:58:15 AM PST by Captain7seas (Fire Jane Lubchenco)
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To: Sub-Driver
So this was him on the cover?


3 posted on 11/21/2012 8:58:18 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

Gee - Zus.... Feinstein is as dumb as Pelosi and that’s saying something. What is it about the Bay Area that produces these walking idiots, and how do they keep getting elected?


4 posted on 11/21/2012 8:58:38 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Sub-Driver

The fact that they are two identical twins may have something to do with it. 100% alike. Two peas in a pod. Narcissists falling in love with themselves.


5 posted on 11/21/2012 9:01:31 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Sub-Driver

Fineswine makes about as much sense as Nutsy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer and the rest of the DemocRAT entourage from Californicate.


6 posted on 11/21/2012 9:03:49 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Are you sure CNS isn't copying some of John Semmen's semi-news satire articles?

former CIA Director David Petraeus cheated on his wife because after retiring from the U.S. Army as a four star general he no longer had an entourage and a driver and had to wash his own dishes when he got home from work.

I think between his pay as CIA director and a retired 4-star general he might have been able to pinch pennies and pay for a housekeeper. Also, I doubt very much that the director of the CIA didn't have a driver.

7 posted on 11/21/2012 9:05:02 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Never marry a woman who says washing dishes will drive a person mad.

F’n libbers.


8 posted on 11/21/2012 9:06:22 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Sub-Driver
Had 'No Entourage,' 'No Driver,' Had to Wash Own Dishes

Wow! That's almost enough to make someone go postal.
9 posted on 11/21/2012 9:06:51 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Sub-Driver
She's got dementia.

I really wonder. She didn't campaign at all this year - seldom even showed her face.

10 posted on 11/21/2012 9:07:32 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

Give me a break! I wonder how many of those things Feinstein with all her money does?


11 posted on 11/21/2012 9:07:49 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Sub-Driver

What is this, satire? David Petraeus got caught in a “honey trap”, that’s what happened.

One should suspect Paula Broadwell’s motives in this. She is a visitor to the White Hut, no? And Jill Kelley’s motives as well. Perhaps neither of them actually met with the Current Occupant, but there is every likelihood that SOME individual with high connections had private discussions concerning the relationships with David Petraeus.

The name of the game is legerdemain. Keep the eye off the real factor, while maintaining a distraction over HERE.

And the sheeple just never catch on.


12 posted on 11/21/2012 9:07:59 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s so friggin’ brilliant!


13 posted on 11/21/2012 9:09:41 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The liberal mantra of not having to take responsibility for one’s own actions rears its head AGAIN! Notice the reference to “tours”...post war, Bush’s fault syndrome! They can’t help themselves it is their default setting! I do dishes too! Now I’ll use that “liberally”.


14 posted on 11/21/2012 9:10:15 AM PST by Madhattan
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Idiot....how about NOT HAVING a 29 MOTORCYCLE ESCORT WHEN HE GOES TO JILL KELLEY"S PARTY!!! Good Grief! When Robert Gates was Sec. of Defense, Mike Mullen, who worked for GATES, had a driver, a chef, gardeners and Gates had NONE of those things!!

The PERFUMED PRINCES NEED TO have their PERKS DOWNSIZED!!

15 posted on 11/21/2012 9:10:47 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: TomGuy

Sounds like he should have been a rapper.

Petraus-Diddy (P-Diddy)


16 posted on 11/21/2012 9:10:56 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Sub-Driver

Diane, some of us value our integrity and respect our vows and oaths maybe just a little bit more than you do. We wouldn’t go back on them over drivers and dishes. I realize promises and oaths mean little to politicians, but to some of us - we mean what we say.


17 posted on 11/21/2012 9:11:36 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Heck, makes a lot of sense to me too.

I’m going to tell Mrs. Winston I need an entourage. And a driver. Sooner the better.

As for washing the dishes, well, that’s absolutely out!


18 posted on 11/21/2012 9:12:40 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: Sub-Driver
as a four star general he no longer had an entourage and a driver and had to wash his own dishes when he got home from work

Sounds like a good reason to hire a maid.......I hear Arnolds old one is looking for employment!!!

19 posted on 11/21/2012 9:14:29 AM PST by ontap
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To: Sub-Driver

When’s the last time you think that old bat washed a dish?


20 posted on 11/21/2012 9:15:01 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Sub-Driver

I hereby pass public judgement on Petraeus’ affair - they were immoral and evil.


21 posted on 11/21/2012 9:15:49 AM PST by impimp
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To: Sub-Driver

““And then he goes home to wash dishes,” she said. “It is a major adjustment. I think we need to look at this transitioning of people. “

He’s washing dishes and baby clothes
He’s so ambitious, he even sews
So don’t forget folks
That’s what you get folks
For makin’ whoopy!


22 posted on 11/21/2012 9:16:19 AM PST by jimmyo57
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To: Sub-Driver

I had .00001 percent respect for Feinswine at one time because she’s leaned right on military issues from time to time. POOF!


23 posted on 11/21/2012 9:17:15 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Sub-Driver

It would seem that General Petraeus as a conservative can’t rise as high as President Bill Clinton once did with an intern or Senator Kerry did lying to the United States Congress, the latter two are Democrats. There is no apparent explanation for Ms. Feinstein.


24 posted on 11/21/2012 9:18:26 AM PST by yoe
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To: Sub-Driver

... and dishwashing is a breeze for women?


25 posted on 11/21/2012 9:18:31 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Sub-Driver

With “leadership” like this no wonder America is in steep decline!


26 posted on 11/21/2012 9:22:33 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

He couldn’t afford a dishwasher? Was she washing his damn dishes too??? I mean golllly!!!
I think there might BE something to how elitists see the world as compared to you peons out there in the hustings.

Comedy ping.


27 posted on 11/21/2012 9:23:01 AM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

“Give me a break! I wonder how many of those things Feinstein with all her money does?”

It took her three husbands to finally find a crook to marry in the person of Richard Blum, and she has helped him to make millions at your and my expense. She is the quintessential Jewish American Princess.


28 posted on 11/21/2012 9:23:32 AM PST by vette6387
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To: dfwgator

Where can I get a subscription?

“Whipped and proud of it!”


29 posted on 11/21/2012 9:23:44 AM PST by Little Ray (I have VOTED AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Sub-Driver

THAT’S SEXIST!!


30 posted on 11/21/2012 9:24:51 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Jeff Winston

I think I’ll let Mrs. Tweezers know about this too. I’ll probably forego the driver, though, because I actually like to drive.


31 posted on 11/21/2012 9:25:04 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: MestaMachine

I could not believe that Feinstein said that. I kept saying to my husband: the general does his own dishes?

Sometimes I think Democrats are the stupid party as well as the evil party.


32 posted on 11/21/2012 9:26:20 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: alloysteel

thats what makes this a big deal. what were Broadwell’s
handlers trying to accomplish. and who were they?

back in cold war days the answer was straightforward - KGB/GRU and the intelligence agencies of the Warsaw Pct nations. these days its not clear.


33 posted on 11/21/2012 9:26:32 AM PST by RitchieAprile (the obsteperous gentleman..)
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To: MestaMachine

I DON’T think Paula was washing his dishes, Dianne...


34 posted on 11/21/2012 9:27:35 AM PST by Dinah Lord
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To: BunnySlippers

and dishwashing is a breeze for women?...Of course it is!!! You use your pointing figure to hit the button saying ON/ CANCEL. Voila.


35 posted on 11/21/2012 9:30:37 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Intelligence Chairman Diane Feinstein

Oxymoron Alert!!!!

36 posted on 11/21/2012 9:30:47 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: Sub-Driver

More confirmation that liberalism is a mental disease.


37 posted on 11/21/2012 9:31:00 AM PST by TADSLOS (LOSING BIG- The GOP legacy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is this a joke? Feinstein, our - - Senate Intelligence Chairman Diane Feinstein goes on Gregory and claims this stuff. Its a joke, ya!!! it has to be.

Is there a chance someone else is in big trouble in DC and it is not Petraeus?

(...and it goes all the way up...)


38 posted on 11/21/2012 9:31:13 AM PST by malia
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To: Sub-Driver

Notice they added Senate Intelligence to the title as some lame attempt to bolster this blabbering idiocy as legitimate rational and acceptable.


39 posted on 11/21/2012 9:31:41 AM PST by Gasshog
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To: Ann Archy; Sub-Driver

Having no military or gov’t experience/background, I’m just asking here: are those ‘perks’ assigned, requested as part of the job position?


40 posted on 11/21/2012 9:34:15 AM PST by carriage_hill (America - a great idea while it lasted.)
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To: Rummyfan
What is it about the Bay Area that produces these walking idiots, and how do they keep getting elected?

Do you really need an answer to that question.

41 posted on 11/21/2012 9:37:25 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: vette6387
It almost looks like you can't call her “maam”, but could call her “madam”.
42 posted on 11/21/2012 9:39:46 AM PST by Tripoli
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To: KarlInOhio
Also, I doubt very much that the director of the CIA didn't have a driver.

I'm with you on that. Makes no sense. Such a high ranking intelligence official requires a high level of security. Something is missing here.

43 posted on 11/21/2012 9:45:46 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

She is a senator - royalty in the liberal world. She doesn’t wipe her own arse. If we could only get them to actually read the bills before voting.


44 posted on 11/21/2012 9:46:40 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Feinstein is senile same as McCain. Only difference is McCain does some good from time to time. Such as Benghazi and Susan Rice right now.


45 posted on 11/21/2012 9:53:37 AM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Sub-Driver

“...after retiring from the U.S. Army...”

I am not convinced that he wasn’t cheating BEFORE he retired.

Oh, I do have a question-—

**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**


46 posted on 11/21/2012 9:55:08 AM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: Sub-Driver

If I used a hair brained excuse like that, I would find Mr. Happy in the freezer. AND, I’d be stuck in dishwashing hell for the rest of my miserable life.


47 posted on 11/21/2012 10:00:18 AM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: carriage_hill

Whatever, they need to be CURBED!! Ridiculous perks.


48 posted on 11/21/2012 10:08:25 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Ann Archy

With the demise of Hostess the Twinkie defense is gone.

Welcome to the new criminal lawyer’s dream—the dishwashing defense!


49 posted on 11/21/2012 10:16:19 AM PST by cgbg (HLM--"Democracy is the theory that people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.")
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To: Sub-Driver

In other words, Petreaus lied because he has to wash the dishes. ok ..... whatever .....

These people are beyond insane. Their view of reality is completely and totally warped. I want my country back!


50 posted on 11/21/2012 10:32:29 AM PST by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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