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
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.