Opinion Roundup: Does The Petraeus Affair Matter?

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Read The Full Opinion Pieces

Frank Bruni, The New York Times, "The Siren and the Spook"
Richard Cohen, Washington Post, "Get Petraeus Back To Work"
Michael Gerson, Washington Post, "The Flaw Of An Honorable Man"
Michael Hastings, Buzz Feed, "The Sins Of General Petraeus"
Dan Lamothe, The Marine Times, 5 Questions To Answer About Gens. David Petraeus And John Allen
Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, "A Petraeus Puzzle: Were Politics Involved?"
Thomas Ricks, Foreign Policy, "Petraeus Situation: You Ask, I Answer"
Roger Simon, Politico, "Gen. David Petraeus Is Dumb, She's Dumber"

Since Gen. David Petraeus resigned as the head of the CIA after admitting to an extramarital affair, the scandal has become rich fodder for the opinion pages. NPR's Jacki Lyden reads from a variety of op-eds, and takes calls from listeners on why the story matters.



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