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  •  It's not clear if the other woman (5+ / 0-)
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    ConfusedSkyes, drmah, OnlyWords, native, BYw

    was also having an affair with him. For all we know it was his wife and she feared Broadwell. In any case, I think the one known affair is more than enough to ruin his reputation when you consider the recklessness with which he conducted it.

    Plus, I never bought into that whole The Man Called Petraeus hype.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 12:08:41 PM PST

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    •  It doesn't sound like it was his wife (3+ / 0-)
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      who went to the FBI:

      The person who complained about harassing messages from Ms. Broadwell, according to the official, was not a family member or a government official. One Congressional official who was briefed on the matter on Friday said senior intelligence officials had explained that the F.B.I. investigation “started with two women.”
      from the New York Times
    •  If it was the wife, (0+ / 0-)

      getting the threats, I don't think she would have gone to the FBI....

      she would have gone to her husband and then to a lawyer.

      •  maybe. it it was me, I'd have gone to FBI. (1+ / 0-)
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        in the end it still works out for me. but i get to take him down i the process. plus: plausible deniability. BONNUSSS!

        For the record, I am not a member of Courtesy Kos. Just so you know. Don't be stupid. It's election season. My patience is short.

        by mdmslle on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 01:52:05 PM PST

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      •  Um, if you have reason to believe that you're (0+ / 0-)

        in physical danger from the woman your husband is cheating on you with, your husband is not your first call. Your lawyer is, then the police or FBI.

        I can't get into any detail but unfortunately I have some knowledge of this.

        "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

        by kovie on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 02:07:26 PM PST

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