Thursday, June 24, 2010

My How Times Have Changed

Remember this hit piece, pictured above?

After General McChrystal's comments about Obama and his administration to Rolling Stone Magazine, Petraeus is now called back to help set things right in Afghanistan.  From Yahoo News:

Victor Davis Hanson adds his scholarly view of this chain-of-command shake-up:

During Bush the Younger's administration, General Shinseki was praised for "speaking truth to power" when the general criticized the president over proposed troop strength in Iraq.  Now Obama is praised for "taking bold action" for removing an outspoken general.

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