Originally Posted by beer bacon
CIA and other intelligence communities are a bit more severe about extramarital affairs because it opens the door to blackmail. I don't know if this would extend all the way up to the head of the CIA.
This. If he was Secretary of Commerce, who gives a ****? But can't happen at the CIA. At the very least you have to disclose it, and at that point I'm sure he thought **** it, I'll resign. Not exactly a good example to set.
Shows poor judgement, but sad to see him go like this.