Jonathan C. Halperen: Private matter

November 27, 2012 

Private matter

Dagbloom it, what is all this scandal about David Petraeus? He should not even have resigned. Homo sapiens is not naturally monogamous. Get over it. If adultery is indeed treated as a crime in the armed services, that is just one more reason not to marry.

An extramarital affair is between a man and his wife and does not affect one’s ability to do a job. The only mistake Petraeus made was being so publicly contrite.

Jonathan C. Halperen

Raleigh

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