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David Petraeus ghost-writer"dumbfounded" by Broadwell affair
David Petraeus ghost-writer"dumbfounded" by Broadwell affair

Vernon Loeb, the Washington Post editor who worked with Paula Broadwell on the bio of David Petraeus, says he was blind-sided by the affair that ended Petraeus' stint as CIA director. "My wife says I’m the most clueless person in America," he begins in a first-person piece in the Post, describing his involvement in the book "All In." Loeb says he got involved after a call from his agent about collaborating on a book about Petraeus' leadership. Loeb was a logical choice -- he had embedded with a division under the general's command in 2003, while covering the Pentagon. But Loeb says he mainly recast Broadwell's original material, and only met...

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