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Old 11-09-2012, 10:03 PM   #9
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Default Re: CIA Director Patreus steps down.

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Originally Posted by MavsSuperFan
I didn't mean obama forcing him, I meant societal pressure forcing him to resign. Like it did to anthony weiner
That was a reply to the OP's useless speculation. The explanation for him resigning I heard was that any CIA operative that had blackmail material out there was considered compromised and a lower-ranking operative would get canned for this so he was holding himself to the same standard. I don't know about all of that myself and it's certainly not blackmail material if everyone knows it happened but it's certainly true that high-level government appointees get fired over scandals.
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