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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:50 PM

Report: Holly Petraeus ‘furious’

For Holly Petraeus, “furious would be an understatement” in describing her feelings after her husband of 38 years, Gen. David Petraeus, admitted to an extramarital affair and resigned from his post as director of the CIA, according to a report on Monday.

“Well, as you can imagine, she’s not exactly pleased right now,” retired U.S. Army Col. Steve Boylan, a former spokesman for Petraeus, told ABC News. “In a conversation with David Petraeus this weekend, he said that, ‘Furious would be an understatement.’ And I think anyone that’s been put in that situation would probably agree. He deeply hurt the family.”

Boylan added that Petraeus “first of all, deeply regrets and knows how much pain this has caused his family.”

Petraeus resigned from his post Friday, citing an extramarital affair. Reports over the weekend indicated that Paula Broadwell, the woman with whom he had the affair, was the subject of an FBI inquiry after threatening emails sent to one of Petraeus’s female friends were traced back to her, news reports said.

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http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/83722.html#ixzz2C3FhfAGs

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DonViejo Nov 2012 OP
flamingdem Nov 2012 #1
catbyte Nov 2012 #2
jody Nov 2012 #3
Alleycat Nov 2012 #4
graham4anything Nov 2012 #5
longship Nov 2012 #6
Iggo Nov 2012 #7

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:53 PM

1. What else are they going to report? That she doesn't much

care and has a cabana boy so whatevuh?

We'll never know what goes on between two people, this is for media consumption.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:22 PM

2. Duh. Who wouldn't be? Infidelity has always been a deal breaker for me.

I am so glad I never had to deal with that. Been with my honey for almost 30 years and I've never had to give it a thought. Even though he is confined to a nursing home, probably permanently, I wouldn't dream of being with anybody else, and I know I could trust him if the situation was reversed.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:28 PM

3. Maybe Holly & Hillary can write a sequel to the "First Wives Club" movie! nt

 

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:52 PM

4. I feel for her.

Infidelity is horrible. Been in a similar situation and it really sucked. Beside this is being played out in the media. I had to come to terms with it in a private settings not in the public. Believe me she furious but also humiliated. What is it with men? I know it's not all men but it is quite a few of them, especially the ones who are in powerful positions. Maybe they just think they can get away with it.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 07:43 PM

5. His wife should throw Betrayus into Gitmo hell

 

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 07:56 PM

6. Reported by National Enquirer?

This is the type of reportage that belongs on daytime TV (possibly as a break-in to one of the soaps).

Gees! These are personal matters and have no news value, except possibly on Oprah.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:15 PM

7. Reaction: No shit.

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