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Intimate Emails Reveal Affair Between Reporter and Iraq Ambassador Nominee

Dear future journalists of America: If you’re sleeping with the next ambassador to Iraq, it’s not a good idea to use your company email to discuss “blue balls,” masturbation, and sexual favors.

That’s a lesson comes from the developing scandal about the relationship between Wall Street Journal reporter Gina Chon and National Security Council member ambassadorial nominee Brett McGurk, who allegedly started seeing each other while both were stationed in Iraq in 2008. At the time, McGurk was married to another woman, reports The Washington Free Beacon’s Adam Kredo. The reason we know about Chon, McGurk and the blue balls is because of a batch of e-mails they exchanged popped on Flickr a few days ago and eventually made their way to Cryptome.

Read more at The Atlantic Wire.

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    WOMP WOMP
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    Ew he has Asian fetish. Married a Ms Caroline Wong before screwing and marrying Chon.
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    Ouch, this is really embarrassing - Jahnabi
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    Is this part of Flickr’s return-to-relevance plan?
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