General McChrystal's MacArthur Moment!

McChrystal thought Obama looked “uncomfortable and intimidated” by the roomful of military brass. Their first one-on-one meeting took place in the Oval Office four months later, after McChrystal got the Afghanistan job, and it didn’t go much better. “It was a 10-minute photo op,” says an adviser to McChrystal. “Obama clearly didn’t know anything about him, who he was. Here’s the guy who’s going to run his fucking war, but he didn’t seem very engaged.  The Boss was pretty disappointed.” – An excerpt from “The Runaway General” a Rolling Stone article by Michael Hastings, which has become the top item of the Washington news cycle and may bring about the dismissal of  General Stanley McChrystal.

There’s an old adage in the military that loose lips sink ships, no one may now know that better than four star US Army  General Stanley McChrystal, top commander of the Afghan War and perhaps, the soon to be dressed down former top commander of the Afghan War…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … oment.html  )