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Petraeus Falls Victim to Religious Hypocrisy

As the scandal surrounding the now former CIA Director David Petraeus unfolds, many are continuing to discuss the shock and regrets that have come from his extramarital affair and his subsequent resignation.

But one thing that people haven’t discussed was the general’s history of privileging conservative Christianity in the U.S. military—a history that now reveals his own religious hypocrisy.

Host Jamila Bey spoke with Military Religious Freedom Foundation senior researcher Chris Rodda to talk about the role Petraeus played in flouting standards of religious neutrality from the top down.