"I have a great idea whom Barack Obama should nominate as his next CIA director," says Emily Yoffe at Slate: Gen. David Petraeus. Few people are happy that the once-saintly general was sidelined because of his consensual affair with hagiographer Paula Broadwell — in fact, in partisan-gridlock Washington, "both Democrats and Republicans have been mourning the loss of a public servant of extraordinary ability." Well, "let's mourn no more." Obama should say that since it appears Petraeus broke no laws and didn't breach national security, he's rescinding his grudging acceptance of the CIA chief's resignation.
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