Glenn Beck: White House ‘Set Up’ Petraeus Scandal In Order To ‘Discredit’ The Military

As far as David Petraeus conspiracy theories go, here’s a new one, courtesy of Glenn Beck. The whole ordeal, he said, is a “set up” with the goal of “discrediting the military.”

“This is a set up,” he said, “This is spontaneous, they just found out? Bull crap. They have known. The White House knew during the vetting process that Petraeus was carrying on an inappropriate relationship. They knew it. They knew that he could be easily compromised, but they appointed him anyway.”

Why? “Because when you have the goods on someone, you need a pressure point.”

Beck went on to tie in the whistleblower, Jill Kelley:

“Just like this Jill [Kelley] lady. She’s got $2 million in debt. She’s in and out of court all the time. Pressure point. Same with the general. ‘General Betray Us,’ remember? That’s what the left used to call him. Now, he’s put up to head the CIA? Really? Of course. They have a pressure point.”

“And now he’s being discredited,” Beck said. “This whole scandal is doing what? How’s your opinion of the military? Discredit the last-standing, honorable institution we have: the military.”

The people in Washington are “really bad people,” Beck informed. And “this, today, is all about discrediting the military while distracting the media.”

Oh, and the Secret Service prostitution scandal? That’s right: conspiracy.

Watch below:

(H/T Raw Story)

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