September 13th, 2007

Watching History Not Get Made

by Philip Baruth

Last night, about 7 pm, a junior Welch staffer happened to look out the window and catch General David Petraeus finally exiting Congressional hearings, hearings that could have been a national turning point — but weren’t, of course.

petraeus, leaving the scene
General David Petraeus, just right of woman in red.

We like the heavy symbolism of the mini wrecking-ball hanging over the scene. Very Oliver Stone somehow.