Preston Austin: Sorry seems to be the hardest word. Self-protection via self-critique as instance of class-wide failure?

Matthew Cooper: An important piece from @attackerman

Irin Carmon: must read from @attackerman

Heidi N. Moore: A good piece that, in part, admits the obvious: Petraeus was venerated in press because he was a reliable source.

Jack Shafer: "How I Was Drawn Into the Cult of David Petraeus" by @attackerman

Dani Rodrik: A willing participant's apologetic account of how the media hype around Petraeus was created.

Christina Larson: "Petraeus became casualty of publicity machine he cultivated...I have some insght into how machine worked" @attackerman

Michael Calderone: Must-read @attackerman on how journalists were drawn into the Petraeus cult:

Jeremy Senderowicz: Great piece by @attackerman on the construction of the David Petraeus cult: