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
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
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Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
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Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.