The more we learn, the more the events and characters surrounding the fall of David Petraeus seem straight out of reality TV. Extra-marital affair, check. Jealous “other woman,” check. Inappropriate emails, check. Manipulative social climbers, check.
With that in mind, Slate V has created a trailer for new show called Real Housewives of the Pentagon.
Also in Slate, see why "socialite" has become a term of derision for Jill Kelley and others.
TODAY IN SLATE
Ford’s Big Gamble
It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.
Should the United States Grant Asylum to Victims of Domestic Violence?
The Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just a Little Worse Off
This Was the First Object Ever Designed
Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison
In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal.
How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us
A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest jewels.
A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now …
The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.