With Petraeus, echoes of that other warrior David

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RNS photo courtesy US Central Command and Department of Defense

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(RNS) It’s tempting to view the sex scandal surrounding former Gen. David Petraeus through a religious lens. Even before his fall from grace, some Pentagon colleagues compared Petraeus to the biblical King David - another proud and powerful warrior. By Daniel Burke. 

  • Widomaker

    For Jim Denison, a Southern Baptist scholar in Dallas to compare the General with King David is sad as David the King did not sell his sole to the Government of man at any time. The alleged adultery is only a smoke screen as the real truth about what happened in Ben Benghazi is already showing its ugly head and has absolutely nothing to do with this “adulterous affair.” And after this so called Investigation equivalent to the blind leading the blind, nothing will change, the families of those murdered will be left holding an empty bag and the American people will once again, be left wanting.

    Read more: http://zionica.com/2012/11/15/petraeus-echoes-of-king-david/#ixzz2CJTxcpRn

  • Lisa D’Alia

    I agree with the above comment. But I’m holding out some hope that shocking information will come out, even if the powers that be try to hide it or testify and lie.
    Then maybe there will be calls for Obamination’s Impeachment. I’d love nothing more than to see him go out in disgrace.

  • cher128

    And, then what, Lisa? That pathetic excuse for a human being, Biden as president? That idea should send a collective shudder down any decent person’s spine.

  • sovsols

    i’d like to post this article on FB