Posts Tagged ‘david petraeus’

D.C. Residents: Cheating As Much As Ever

For the second year in a row, Washington has retained the title of Cheatingest Place in America, Division.
The adultery-assistance website claims that, with 34,157 new members from D.C. in 2012, Washington had more sign-ups per capita than any other U.S. city. Texan cities Austin and Houston came in second and third, respectively.
This being an [...]

Scandal-Frenzied Brits Declare Petworth a Suburb

Oi, guvna'! The news that David Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell is laying low in Mount Pleasant has crossed the pond, with the United Kingdom's Daily Mail joining in the press frenzy around Broadwell.
But the Brits (or the Americans working for them) might want to take a look at a map the next time they cover [...]

Paula Broadwell Is Staying in Mount Pleasant

Here's an easy explanation for the latest weird development in the broadening scandal that forced the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus last week: Alleged Petraeus mistress Paula Broadwell's North Carolina driver's license was found recently in Rock Creek Park because, apparently, she is staying in Mount Pleasant.
That, anyway, is what the camera crews stationed outside [...]

Post Editor Who Co-Wrote Petraeus Biography Surprised by the Affair

Vernon Loeb, Post local editor and the co-author, with David Petraeus' alleged mistress Paula Broadwell, of one of the most aptly named biographies in recent memory, has been quiet since news of the affair broke Friday. But in a story in today's Post Style section, he tells his side of the story.
First, the big answer: Loeb [...]

Post Local Editor Not Talking About Petraeus Biography

Update, 4:15 p.m.: Huffington Post's Michael Calderone reports that Loeb is writing a first-person piece for the Style section that is expected to run in tomorrow's paper.

What is it with Washington Post local editor Vernon Loeb and national-security hagiographies? In 2003, he co-wrote the story that made soldier Jessica Lynch a hero—until it collapsed, leaving [...]