For PBS: Petraeus the Paper Tiger

Lost in the Petraeus affair is a very sim­ple ques­tion: do we want a man who judged his sub­or­di­nates’ intel­lec­tual capac­ity by how well they can hold a six-minute mile on his morn­ing run to lead our pre­mier intel­li­gence agency? It was Petraeus’ lack of intel­lec­tual integrity and incred­i­ble nar­cis­sism that should prompt us to […]

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