College Students Chase David Petraeus and Shout at Him on First Day of Class

Recent video shows former CIA director David Petraeus being chased down a New York City street by student activists at the City University of New York.

Petraeus was reportedly
on the way to teaching his first class at CUNY’s honors college,
entitled “Are We on the Threshold of the North American Decade?” He took
on the teaching gig as part of rehabilitating his image following an
extramarital affair scandal that led to his resignation from the CIA.
The students can be heard yelling “War criminal!” at the retired
military officer who played a key role in the “counterinsurgency”
strategy of the Iraq War. “Every class, David!” the students shout,
suggesting they plan to protest him on a weekly basis, before every
“Petraeus out of CUNY” and “Fascist” were some of the other chants.

At one point, Petraeus and two of the students dart off into the
middle of a street with an oncoming bus honking. Despite the repeated
expletives hurled his way, the former general never once responded to
the crowd.

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