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SNL Investigates the Petraeus Affair

  • November 19, 2012
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You knew it was coming, but it seemed like Saturday Night Live devoted half the show to General Petraeus’ misadventures with biographer Paula Broadwell and base-adjacent socialite Jill Kelley. The show’s opening floats the notion that All In reads like a military version of Fifty Shades of Grey. +Continue Reading

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Stephen Colbert loves his “stories” and he asked longtime All My Children star Susan Lucci to help him explain General Petraeus’ “Love Pentagon” on The Colbert Report.

Who’s the Worst Reporter?

So many questions about All In and the Real Housewives of Tampa, questions that are making the front page of Military​.com look like TMZ this week and suggest that life inside CENTCOM looks a lot more like Desperate Housewives than anyone could’ve possibly imagined.

Over the weekend, the most widely-circulated video of Gen. Petraeus mistress/biographer Paula Broadwell was her January 2012 interview with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. Last night, Stewart revisited that interview and called himself the “worst reporter in the world” for not picking up on signs that Broadwell might be sleeping with Petraeus. +Continue Reading