Princeton University’s student newspaper reports (via the New York Times) that he might be interested in becoming president of his alma mater when the position opens up at the end of the year. Petraeus said he’s currently “living the dream here at CIA” but didn’t explicitly say no. Either way, Bob Woodward has plans for him in 2016. At the 92Y on Thursday night, Woodward pitched his perfect ticket: Petraeus and Hillary Clinton. If only he’d stop insisting that he’ll never run for office.
US Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the International Security Assistance Force and commander of US Forces Afghanistan, testifies during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee March 15, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Petraeus is in Washington to give his assessment of military progress that would allow the US to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images