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Establishment Grooms 'Outsider' Petraeus for Presidential Bid


Monday, 05 April 2010 07:48

'Forget the Tea Party. Forget Ron Paul. Forget untried and unknown independents. America needs a strong leader. It needs an outsider.

“Many voters yearn for an outsider, someone with authenticity, integrity and proven accomplishment. Someone who has not spent their life plotting how to ascend the greasy pole, adjusting every utterance for maximum political advantage,” writes Toby Harnden for the Daily Telegraph. “In this toxic climate, perhaps the only public institution that has increased in prestige in recent years is the American military.”

That outsider is General David Petraeus.

Outsider? Petraeus is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The “outsider” Patraeus attended the Bilderberg meeting held in Greece in 2009.'

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Remember, during

WWII and Smedley Butler was approached to over throw the government but he didn't. Sounds like they are trying to get a strong Ike type person the military and neocons would vote for and if trouble comes would follow.

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Nightmare scenario

This sounds like a nightmare.

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"they" for real?! This sounds like an Onion piece! Another day in the Twilight Zone...

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Article from September 13, 2007:

'President Petraeus? Iraqi official recalls the day US general revealed ambition'

"The US commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, expressed long-term interest in running for the US presidency when he was stationed in Baghdad, according to a senior Iraqi official who knew him at that time."

Toward the end of the article...

"General Petraeus was in charge of the Security Transition Command at the time that the Iraqi procurement budget of $1.2bn was stolen. "It is possibly one of the largest thefts in history," Iraq's Finance Minister, Ali Allawi, said..."

Might not look very good on a Presidential job resume.