Greitens’ downfall: Pitfalls of quest for a political wunderkind

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Opinion

May 30, 2018 - 11:00 PM

The drama surrounding Missouri’s Gov. Eric Greitens, who announced his resignation Tuesday, has left Missourians drained and bitter.

Yes, the end is in sight, but getting there has been particularly painful due to Greitens’ unseemly behavior.

Looking everywhere but in the mirror, Greitens sought to place the blame on others for his misdeeds. Greitens had been charged with sexual assault and blackmail of his former mistress as well as campaign finance infractions.

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