First came the ignominious downfall of General David Petraeus

Now come the revelations that our top commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, got in on the action too, and that the FBI agent who chose to investigate the otherwise innocuous emails that kick started this episode of Real Housewives of the Pentagon is a graduate of the Anthony Weiner School of Tweeting.

So doesn’t now seem like an absolutely perfect time to nominate for secretary of state a woman who has repeatedly shown her antipathy for America’s closest ally in the Mideast (as well as an ability to peddle lies on national televison), and for secretary of defense a man who famously likened America’s soldiers in Vietnam to raping, thieving, murdering Genghis Khans?