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  •  Speaking of McChrystal (0+ / 0-)

    By coincidence--in my inbox today--from an officer:

    Subject: Firing a general

    
    I REAAALLLY wanna believe this is true!
    D.

        I don’t know if this is true or not but I like it.
       
        Firing a General ...

                                ATC Badge small
                                vsm2
                                _______________
                                When former top U.S. military commander in
                                Afghanistan, Stanley McChrystal, got called into the
                                Oval Office by Barack Obama, he knew things weren't
                                going to go well when the President accused him of
                                not supporting Obama in his political role as
                                President.

                                "It's not my job to support you as a politician,
                                Mr. President, it's my job to support you as
                                Commander-in-Chief," McChrystal replied.

                               
                                Not satisfied with only accepting McChrystal's
                                resignation, the President  made a cheap parting
                                shot
    .

                                "I bet when I die you'll be happy to piss on my
                                grave."

                                The General saluted: "Mr. President, I always told
                                myself that after leaving the Army I'd never stand
                                in line again."
                                *
                                *Ed Schriber
                                Col. USMC (Ret.)
                                "Semper Fi”

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