Hot Mic Captures Joke Between General Petraeus And Secretary Gates About Libya

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and General David Petraeus know plenty about war and defending America, but apparently don’t know much about the dangers of a hot mic. After Gates exited his plane, Petraeus greeted him and exchanged a joke about Libya that was surely meant to be for Gates’ ears only.

Petraeus jokingly said to Gates, “Welcome back, sir, flying a little bigger plane than normal . . . you gonna launch some attacks on Libya or something?” Gates laughed and replied, “yeah, exactly.” Well at least the General is eager to keep up troop morale?

Watch the clip below from ABC News:

(h/t Jake Tapper’s Political Punch)

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