Vernon Loeb on Paula Broadwell and the Book — Dumbfounded!

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Vernon Loeb

Exclusive: Petraeus biography ghostwriter breaks silence

Post local editor Vernon Loeb, who ghostwrote Paula Broadwell’s David Petraeus biography, offers his impressions of Broadwell and thoughts on the scandal.

The one question I never answered was why General Patraeus was granting such extraordinary access to a reporter.  She was the only one with access to Petraeus, I never ever spoke to Petraeus.  My job was to craft the narrative.  I always thought she was acting with the best of intentions.

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