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McChrystal out, Petraeus in

June 23, 2010 politisite 0

In an attempt to look like a strong tough President Obama fires (really accepted his resignation)  General McChrystal.  Obama’s PR team was obviously on board by having McChrystal come to the White House to divert attention from failures in the Gulf of Mexico. President Obama ousted his top commander in Afghanistan Wednesday after officials determined that comments he and his staff made in a Rolling Stone magazine article amounted to […]

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal offers resignation

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

Here are the latest developments involving Gen. Stanley McChrystal, America’s top commander in Afghanistan. He and his staff made comments in a Rolling Stone article that appear to mock top civilian officials, including Vice President Joe Biden. The story, which is to appear in Friday’s edition, was written by Michael Hastings. [Updated at 5:35 p.m.] Update: Clarification from Joe Klein: Gen. McChrystal as “offered to resign” he has NOT submitted […]

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General McChrystal apologizes ahead of Rolling Stone article calling Obama unprepared

June 21, 2010 politisite 0

The POTUS doesn’t like being called “unprepared” especially following the Gulf Oil spill. Look for The General to retire abruptly. My guess, resignation on Friday night.
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan apologized on Monday for comments by his aides insulting some of President Barack Obama’s closest advisers in an article to be published on Friday in Rolling Stone magazine.