Why did the agent take this story to Republicans? According to the New York Times, the agent had an unspecified “worldview” that led him to suspect “a politically motivated cover-up to protect President Obama.” As of today, he’s totally alone in that. Republicans don’t want to speculate about the Petraeus scandal. They resent that it’s coming up. They want to focus on the Sept. 11 killings in Benghazi—which they fear has been covered up in a politically motivated plot to protect President Obama.Did you catch that? Read it again.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Good Work, Dave Weigel
Read this Dave Weigel story for some further info on the Petraeus affair story, but more than that, read it for this glorious paragraph: