Letters: Petraeus and the scandal at the CIA

Gen. David Petraeus poses with his biographer Paula

Gen. David Petraeus poses with his biographer Paula Broadwell in Afghanistan in this handout image provide by International Security Assistance Force NATO. (July 13, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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The director of the CIA is caught with his pants down ["Petraeus knew of threats," News, Nov. 13]. Elected officials send pictures of their body parts to women. Generals have affairs. Is it any wonder none of these people can agree on a budget plan for our country? They have no sense of responsibility or accountability for their own actions!

Virginia LaLumia, Patchogue

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This Petraeus scandal may not be a total loss. I can envision a new series: "The Real Housewives of the CIA."

Jim Burns, Valley Stream

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