General David Petraeus Heckled By Protesters Before CUNY Lecture

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  1. Jaggator
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    Did you notice the title of the video?:

    "CUNY students confront war criminal David Petraeus"

    Huffington Post might want to change that if they don't want to be sued.
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    I love a righteous protest but this wasn't it. Though the paying of six figure salaries to folks such as the general to teach one class a semester is absurd.
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    It's not their video, they just linked to it from Youtube.
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    Yeah...I noticed that too. I'm guessing that it was the hecklers/protestors that took and posted the video, explaining its title.
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    That was despicable behavior on the part of those college students.
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    i think so
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    I understand that it wasn't a Huffington Post video, but they actually do have the ability to provide a link to it without using that as the title.
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    Not if they want to embed it.
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    In other words, it is their choice.
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    Not Huffington's choice, yes.
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    Of course. That doesn't mean it's their editorial voice, nor that they would be sued for it.
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    That is mild compared to stuff in the Sixties. Never could understand how jumping into someone's face to protest violence made much sense.
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    Can't see the video, but I assume they are chanting: "Hey Hey David Pae, How many biographers did you bang today?"
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    He handled himself well. How many of you could have been that calm getting ripped apart without trying to physically lay a hand on any of them?
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    Yes, they were jackasses. And that really gives jackasses a bad name.
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    Gutless wonders who have never served their country.
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    The General settled for a fee of $ 1 to teach the class. I find it funny that other professors wold complain about his fee arrangement with the amount of work they actually do.
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