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-- And awards President Bush -- I'm a little too accurate read some new news summary stuff salt and in fact.
Computer bush ought to be vetted by the Pentagon.
Yeah outlawed -- -- Thomas and -- private citizens so they can't technically do a lot to me but -- that put the books under security review that look at them.
On news one time -- Mary -- called me up and said what did you do -- when he -- I got a call from secretary Rumsfeld he wants and all I'll I know you and you know what is in this book now.
I and I.
I connected the dots and -- -- in a book that I that I if I had -- I wouldn't put it in there.
Homicide -- -- it's mainly a little more careful about the stuff -- put in the book I don't wanna compromise our our ability to gather intelligence.
Yeah you know this this whole Petraeus saying I don't know why am I do I don't.
He I got a phone call from his aide de camp about three years ago I had an unlisted phone number -- -- and -- -- cracks me up but these guys get all of that.
And he said in the next Sumner wash in the general would love to sit on -- dinner.
And it's about a month later I was in DC we set down to -- -- for about two hours.
And strangest meals that are -- my life line.
Its -- is he's different -- He is.
You know the way I would stated is -- -- take Stan McChrystal for instance one -- there warrior generals now.
And Petraeus it may -- this was just -- point in his career.
He's more of a political general.
And I got to feel that -- the reason why -- want to have dinner with me is because he was starting to network to run for public office.
And lot of people Langley were not happy when he got appointed to beat CIA director because he is -- green machine army pentagon type person.
And down on main.
It means the army comes first the Pentagon comes -- the CIA should get less money all that stuff and they they really looked that is almost a betrayal to what was going on to their mission.
And so and the press is kinda missed this part of the story they're not dig in and it affected there were a lot of people language that works ruled with now he has run the place.
And to be fair.
-- they -- banana they thought Leon Panetta did a great chip but Petraeus com.
You don't eighty's you don't want kicking -- greased -- -- -- I am on your show also America come pocket -- spirit of the Iron Man we're gonna start -- and com.
He's a -- assist now he's not the first four star general Serbian are necessary.
This falls Illinois categories for -- -- -- -- you can't make this stuff up fast enough room.
Yet distinctive the director of the CIA would be so reckless -- -- -- -- you guys have a pretty good detector for BSN and kind of weird things.
I remember when she was on your show going to be inches he -- burning almost a -- I thought she was a little too amorous.
And her descriptions of the general Sorrell and and the flag one -- and -- -- -- -- Wanna turn here slash ouster if -- -- American.
I don't know what -- to at this dinner you have -- in.
Did you try to make the -- talk with you know he did not try to make -- sexy so I think he's a heterosexual and all of -- -- talk about examining -- no no not -- -- -- what we -- Well we got into his is his distinction of he didn't like the fact it IE you know -- my character assassinate its Lotta people.
Sure and his big point is we don't do that nice in -- General and I beg to differ I've heard stories that we do do stuff like this he said no we don't not the army nominate at it but.
Collecting -- which find out is -- guys are used to be seals and used to be delta -- -- -- -- -- go to work for the CIA term.
And so we got and is still -- discussion what is morally acceptable.
Or more morally acceptable that it take a former seal on them shooting guy in an in an Alley in -- symbol.
I'm part of fire predator drone hellfire missile from a part of brought you drawn -- -- -- -- mud -- in May be -- Geisel family.
And his point well in this is his army thinking.
He said the -- is the better option because it's it's jury in any legal conflicts of war now.
And I just I -- to see the difference I and and we kind of got stuck on that point and couldn't get past it.
Text and river picture of the -- that are.
There's another minute or merit of the number from ever -- One know now that is not audited fourth titled Toronto moral component I don't know it's a matter it is simply a -- plus all that's -- I thought about Paul you know that's less discretion on trying to get over bronchitis here and I'm about to start at a level that is share content funny not a stupid -- on -- minutes -- us.
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She's enormous American companies from and his wife and lot of work for servicemen and as a volunteer organizations.
Did he strike you.
Did you get a sense.
And talking during but it was a cut because you can tell us -- -- of other guys are.
I did -- I didn't get that sense that he was all of their -- and it -- and it happened what I got that from that that night was.
So I've I've been around President Bush a fair amount -- President Clinton on just one occasion.
-- General Petraeus traveled with a bigger entourage than those guys to and they travel with a huge entourage mean you get.
There are body people everywhere bringing him this every woman needed and I just -- man this guy is really.
Really trying to full of themselves.
Arm but he has just such an impressive -- -- I kind of looked the other way on that.
But in all.
I'm all done at the at the end of the day I just couldn't get away from the -- I walked I have bad -- I left the table -- thought this guy is numero uno in his mind period.
And guys like dad.
They tend to make up the rules as they go eventually.
You know and doctor ironic get a bad -- from -- But survived by did you note Michael I'll -- -- addition she's an impressive interview but I thought to.
And I not enough to saint -- But they've just of that out I mean -- overweight to the relationship was quite true.
-- -- -- And just -- embargo for an well the subjects you interview a lot of your for an initial Maloney biographer look like that.
-- -- -- -- Right now a lot of very men and not -- many people's.
-- and I don't -- -- on a mobile.
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