I’ve been asked my opinion as to why General Petraeus was removed from his office. Was it the scandal? What was the real reason? As I have said before; when I was working on the Hill, I learned a very important fact concerning the way our Congress operates and that is; whatever they tell you, look behind the curtain for the truth! After spending several days analyzing and thinking this over, this is my best explanation for what was really going on:
There is no possible way that his relationship with the woman was not known of in advance of his appointment, and I believe that’s exactly why he was put in the position of CIA Director; the President’s Administration knew that they had the necessary information to use him as a scapegoat when needed. In the vetting of any candidate for a position in an organization like the CIA, they research every possible situation that could cause a problem for the agency, and any problems, such as a relationship with another woman outside of his marriage would be sent directly to the President’s office for his evaluation and decision as to what to do about it. So there was no way Obama and his Administration hired him for any other reason than to have a respected Director they would have full control over.
When the Benghazi incident happened, I believe that Petraeus knew exactly what had happened, how it happened, and how Obama blew his responsibility as President to send in appropriate troops to save the lives of the Ambassador and the courageous men who walked away from Obama’s order to “Stand Down”, when they ran over to the Mission to protect the lives of our American Ambassador and the others there. I believe that he was going to tell the truth and that is when Obama told him that, if he did, they would fire him and let the Country know that he was a “dirty dog” who cheated on his wife! I believe that he was so concerned for the welfare of his family’s embarrassment that he followed along with Obama’s claim that it was caused by a stupid video, and gave that explanation when first questioned about it. But, being an honorable General, he knew he couldn’t continue on with the lie, because American Servicemen sacrificed their lives against the President’s orders, so he knew that he had to do something to show the true value of that sacrifice! That would be when he talked with his wife and family, explained the affair, then let the President know that he was going to tell the truth about the attack on the Mission! And that’s when the history of his affair came out and he was dishonored and removed from his office by the President! And it is because of his honor as a General that he will speak at the hearings over the Benghazi affair!
I may be wrong, but I believe it is this simple; that an honorable General who served his nation with integrity, and pride for the soldiers who served under him, could not stand by and spread lies ordered by a President who has no military experience and has no real care for the lives and honor of the men and women who serve in our military! Is he a cheater? If the facts are true; yes. But his cheating is not something that would make him hide and lie just to save his own skin, like the Chicago Obama mob does! And, when this is all out in the open, it will stand as evidence that Honor does stand strongly over ego and self-protection! And it should prove to the American people that we need more leaders with Honor, than with the ability to lie and cheat the citizens of our great nation!
WAKE UP AMERICANS. OR LOSE AMERICA!
Michael J. Kilgus