Which Leaker Is Worse, Petraeus or Snowden?

Which Leaker Is Worse, Petraeus or Snowden?

Townhall.com ^ | March 8, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders

Posted on 3/8/2015, 9:17:34 AM by Kaslin

Former four-star general and CIA chief David Petraeus pleaded guilty to one count of retaining classified information for handing over information in personal notebooks to his biographer girlfriend in 2011. He agreed to pay a $40,000 fine; prosecutors said they would recommend two years’ probation instead of prison, although a judge could decide otherwise. It’s a sad close to a government career for the man whose counterinsurgency strategy turned around the war in Iraq. He’s an American hero who seemed all that much more upright when he resigned in November 2012 after admitting to an affair that compromised his position — without drama and after quickly owning up to his mistakes.

Except he didn’t come completely clean; America now knows — because it’s in the official record — Petraeus lied to the FBI. That’s a serious offense. But should he go to prison?

On one side, Petraeus supporters, such as Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., argued that Petraeus had done……..MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

via Which Leaker Is Worse, Petraeus or Snowden?.

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