Foreign Affair: General Petraeus Out as CIA Director After Sex Scandal

BREAKING:

CIA Director General David Petraeus has resigned after engaging in an extra-marital affair. Details of the affair are sketchy for now. The rapid fall of America's favorite soldier maybe the most shocking political scandal to hit the United States since former NY Gov. Elliot Spitzer shamefully resigned following revelations of his involvement with a NYC prostitution ring. Below is Director Petraeus' resignation letter to President Obama.

HEADQUARTERS Central Intelligence Agency

9 November 2012
Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the President to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as D/CIA. After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. This afternoon, the President graciously accepted my resignation.

As I depart Langley, I want you to know that it has been the greatest of privileges to have served with you, the officers of our Nation's Silent Service, a work force that is truly exceptional in every regard. Indeed, you did extraordinary work on a host of critical missions during my time as director, and I am deeply grateful to you for that.

Teddy Roosevelt once observed that life's greatest gift is the opportunity to work hard at work worth doing. I will always treasure my opportunity to have done that with you and I will always regret the circumstances that brought that work with you to an end.
Thank you for your extraordinary service to our country, and best wishes for continued success in the important endeavors that lie ahead for our country and our Agency.

With admiration and appreciation,
David H. Petraeus

So let me get this striaght... you're the Director of the CIA and you couldn't keep an affair quiet? No wonder he had to go...

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