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 Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.