“It’s clear that for the forces that oppose us there is no end in sight. I cannot allow those forces to continue to cause pain and difficulty to the people that I love. I know, and people of good faith know, that I am not perfect but I have not broken any laws nor committed any offense worthy of this treatment.” Facing allegations of sexual misconduct and violations of campaign-finance law, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens says he will resign on Friday.

+ “The charges facing the embattled governor of Missouri have stunned voters, but in the tight-knit Naval Special Warfare community, Greitens has been a divisive figure for years.” From the always interesting Phil Klay: The Lesson of Eric Greitens, and the Navy SEALs Who Tried to Warn Us