Regarding the March 4 news article “Petraeus agrees to plead guilty”: All my life I have regarded the word of a commissioned officer of the U.S. armed services as being as good as gold if not better. But no more: David Petraeus has destroyed my simple, unquestioning faith in an officer’s word. What happened to him between his cadet days at West Point and the arrival of Paula Broadwell?
Lee S. Downie
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