Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

(Courtesy of Running Press/via AP)

In other news: Paula Broadwell won’t be charged with cyber-stalking; meanwhile, meet two other civilians who held unusual sway over Gen. David Petraeus . . . . Texas coach who inspired “Friday Night Lights” steps down from the job. . . . Time’s Person of the Year? The president. Boring! (updated 10:30 a.m.)

Looking for today’s Reliable Source? Start here: Mitt Romney’s Christmas card for 2012: Their biggest family portrait thus far