Petraeus Touted for President

Sunday, 04 Apr 2010 12:39 PM

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A newspaper columnist who says "Americans have never been so disgusted with their politicians" is offering up an alternative candidate for the 2012 presidental race: Gen. David Petraeus.

Toby Harnden, writing in his "American Way" column for the London Telegraph, says "Many voters yearn for an outsider, someone with authenticity, integrity and proven accomplishment. Someone who has not spent their life plotting how to ascend the greasy pole, adjusting every utterance for maximum political advantage."

Hardnen says the place to find such a candidate is in the military, and pinpoints Petraeus specifically.

"No one stands out like General David Petraeus, head of United States Central Command, leader of 230,000 troops and commander of United States forces in two wars. Having masterminded the Iraq surge, the stunning military gambit that seized victory from the jaws of defeat, he is now directing an equally daunting undertaking in Afghanistan."

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