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.