Comments for: Petraeus’ affair was no ‘scandal’

Posted Nov. 22, 2012, at 12:47 p.m.

Five years ago, when I covered David Petraeus’ triumphant visit to Capitol Hill after he salvaged the war effort in Iraq, I likened the reception he received to that of conquering generals of Rome, who were feted with laurels, purple robes, trumpets and animal sacrifice. If anything, Petraeus’ reception may …

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