Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis). A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)

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Murdoch: Petraeus Resignation Suspicious

9th November 2012      by: Tom Woods     

On Twitter, Rupert Murdoch says the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus seems suspicious and there must be more to the story. Anyone who follows American government knows there is always more to a story like this. But because Murdoch said it (and I know Murdoch is not one of us, but that’s not the point), left-liberals responded with laughter and scorn, for who could possibly think we’re not getting the full story? Further evidence that QUESTION AUTHORITY is dead as a governing principle for the Left. (Thanks to Robert Wenzel.)

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  • Jeremy

    Tom, I suspect that the Left was NEVER interested in questioning authority. I think they just wanted to question authority they didn’t like. Take Bush for example. They were so gung-ho antiwar until the next president had a “D” beside his name.

  • http://twitter.com/tomesnyder Tom E. Snyder

    One report I read indicated that the FBI has had him under investigation for some time but held off on the announce until after the election for obvious reasons–it might have tipped the election.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Zebram-Zee/100002539017006 Zebram Zee

    Another story about more evil people. This whole world is sick.

  • Anonymous

    Don’t worry. The left will question authority again when the red devil gets his turn.

  • Zeb

    Tom, I think it has a lot to do with a dead ambassador: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/petraeus-benghazi/

  • Scott Lazarowitz

    Arthur Silber makes the comment that Obama’s possible intention could be to replace Petraeus with John Brennan, who is Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security, for the possible purpose of Obama wanting to bring their current drone-murder terror campaign home to the U.S.


  • anon

    Krauthammer spoke truth and good analysis finally. Clearly, it was an intent by both republicans and democrats to manipulate petraeus and have him give false testimony to libya. apparently, there were 2 cia teams. petraeus was probably left in the dark and on the cia team that did not or would not ignore the libyan ambassador’s pleas for protection.
    However, it is not just the “left” that does not want to question authority. Neither does the so-called right, including libertarians. Romney would not speak of libya on the campaign trail ro now, meaning he was in on protecting Obama from revealing on what realy happened in libya. Because of that, republicans staunchly supported romney, which allowed obama to win by a small margin.

  • anon

    It is not just the left that does not want to question authority, it is also most everyone on the right as well. In reality, there is no right or left as you are describing it, as they are virtually the same and bonded together in order to maintain power.

  • screaminkid

    i believe Murdoch is being disingenuous pretending wonder at Petraeus’ resignation? It is entirely possible that said resignation was engineered by Murdoch himself in retaliation for Petraeus’ refusal to do his bidding and accept his offer? Afterall Petraeus would have been a much stronger and genuine candidate than any candidates proffered to the electorate by the REPUBS.

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