Petraeus’s coin toss

In case you missed the game last night, Gen. David Petraeus’s coin toss was a great bit of theater, and very much in keeping with the Super Bowl’s overall last days of the Roman Empire vibe. As one guest at the party I attended observed, it must be nice for him to be involved in ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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In case you missed the game last night, Gen. David Petraeus's coin toss was a great bit of theater, and very much in keeping with the Super Bowl's overall last days of the Roman Empire vibe.

As one guest at the party I attended observed, it must be nice for him to be involved in a conflict where you know one side is eventually going to win.

Check out FP Executive Editor Susan Glasser's interview with Petraeus here.

In case you missed the game last night, Gen. David Petraeus’s coin toss was a great bit of theater, and very much in keeping with the Super Bowl’s overall last days of the Roman Empire vibe.

As one guest at the party I attended observed, it must be nice for him to be involved in a conflict where you know one side is eventually going to win.

Check out FP Executive Editor Susan Glasser’s interview with Petraeus here.

Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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