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
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.