Breaking: McChrystal Out, Petraeus IN
that Petraeus will replace McChrystal.
While the narrative might veer toward suggesting this is MacArthur-esque, the MacArthur here (the pompous, overconfident, know-it-all that won’t listen to his closest advisors) is Commander-In-Chief Barack “I have no clue what I’m doing but I’ll be damned if I’ll allow myself to be criticized by underlings” Obama:
A source tells The Associated Press that President Barack Obama has decided to oust Afghanistan commanding Gen. Stanley McChrystal over inflammatory remarks he made about Obama and other high administration officials.
McChrystal had apologized for several disparaging remarks he made in an interview about his civilian superiors.
More as this story develops…