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Petraeus' Shakespearian storyline - Fond fools serve mad jealousy
In William Shakespeare's "Othello," an important general finds himself the victim of a little scheme, concocted by a disgruntled subordinate, to bring him down by making him jealous. It's a tawdry, less-than-credible bit of business involving a handkerchief, and every time you see this play you think, really, that was enough to convince this smart man of the infidelity of his seemingly lovely and ever-supportive wife? That was enough for him to risk his entire military career on a whim of pique?
November 16, 2012