Unless you live on the oil-saturated bottom of the Gulf of Mexico,you’re probably well aware that our President,who happens to have skin thinner than that of an Iberian Ribbed Newt,fired General Stanley McChrystal for committing the unpardonable sin:He told the ugly truth about [...]
By John R. Guardiano,American Spectator
President Obama agrees with me:General McChrystal is not guilty of insubordination. "Stan McChrystal has always shown great courtesy and carried out my orders faithfully"[emphasis added],Obama said Wednesday. But what about "bad judgment"? Were General McChrystal and his staff guilty of [...]
By Patrick J. Buchanan,Human Events
In confiding to Rolling Stone their unflattering opinions of the military acumen of Barack Obama,Joe Biden,National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones,Dick Holbrooke and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry,Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his staff were guilty of colossal stupidity.
By Aaron Gee,American Thinker
The headlines this morning are all about General McChrystal and an article in Rolling Stone. My prediction is that this episode will extend far longer than it should,and will be used as much and as often as possible to separate Obama from his failures in Afghanistan. [...]
By JENNIFER LOVEN and ANNE GEARAN Associated Press Writers
A senior administration official tells The Associated Press that President Barack Obama has accepted Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s resignation as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and is replacing him with Gen. David Petraeus,head of U.S. Central Command.