Petraeus affair: Why do the powerful cheat?

first_imgUSA Today: David Petraeus is not your run-of-the-mill husband with a wandering eye. He’s not just another philandering politician or celebrity cheater, like so many others whose indiscretions have come to light in recent years.He’s a retired Army general who designed and led the military surge in Iraq and was top commander in Afghanistan. He had been deployed much of his career until he was named CIA director last year. His abrupt resignation amid news of his extramarital affair with a married Army Reserve officer brings a new wrinkle into an old story of why yet another powerful man risks so much for a woman.Yes, Petraeus joins the list of wayward sons: Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Edwards, Mark Sanford and Eliot Spitzer — just to name a few.Petraeus is another, says Frank Farley, a psychologist at Temple University who studies such behavior.Read the whole story: USA Today More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

West Florida Suffers First Loss of Season

first_imgWest Florida Suffers First Loss of Season WINTER PARK, Fla. — The No. 15 ranked University of West Florida men’s soccer team saw their first loss of the season come on the road to Rollins College, a 2-0 decision to the Tars on Friday night in Winter Park, Fla. It was a hard fought match for the Argos but tough defensive Tars squad managed to shutdown the Argos offense.The Tars, coming off a 2-0 shutout of then No. 8 ranked West Texas A&M a week prior, kept the same theme alive in the match against the Argos. Dennis Chin got the Tars out in front in the 15th minute when he received a pass at the top of the box and slid one past Argo keeper Elliott Purdom (Manchester, England/Viterbo University) for the 1-0 lead. Five minutes later the Tars went on the offensive once again, this time the power came from the foot of J.D. Gruenwald. On two touch passes from Stephen Wright and Adam New, Gruenwald put it in to give the Tars a 2-0 lead which would stand the remainder of the match.For the first time all season West Florida was outshot 8-4 and trialed the corner kick count 5-1. The Argos will be back in action this Sunday, September 13th at 12pm ET when they take on Florida Southern in Lakeland, Fla.For more information on Argonaut athletics or to follow along with live stats, fans can keep up with the action at www.GoArgos.com. Print Friendly Version Jay Mainville (Photo courtesy of John Blackie) center_img Sharelast_img read more