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So it means soft Nortel -- that's -- are up an old cowboy who's battling cancer.
And I last home.
So in Iowa looks like you're on a plane going somewhere.
-- -- sit next to somebody.
And they don't recognize -- And they say what do you do what do you side I -- for -- back.
And it makes a lot more popular than -- your political pundit.
Where the lowest form of life.
So all -- what Clinton would have done.
You know it's hard to think say the truth.
But I think the -- got to go I think he's remarkable warrior that you just can't put up that kind of coordination.
What are you going went what did he do.
Would he do well he he.
It really contemptuously.
-- civilian superiors.
Who he works for it the captain said that about a -- What it is say -- one quarters of.
Okay well that he he said that the president of the United States was this engage in in the meeting that they had.
That he was a disappointment.
Right get a quote him saying that but nobody denied that the McChrystal that they might look -- -- know -- -- -- right he created a culture a frat house culture.
General I can bury it restart general who's our -- bat through there.
Seeing if somebody just covers his flight because he disagrees with with with with the bought as the guys call him.
-- that general Jim Jones a four star marine general national security advisor -- -- -- The vice president of course is needed -- like me we -- It turns out to be right above all the signs don't Grunow that's completely -- -- like.
They'll certainly like Turkey like that that the only guy in the army -- marching in step and every other soldiers out of step.
Well look the mistake was of course the disease warned that it -- these weren't.
Didn't remember ever talked with the managing editor of Rolling Stone a little while but the -- of the situation when they all sat down and out.
In a hotel suite and conducted an interview -- reporter was Smart enough to forgot order integration himself with all of all of these tough guys through.
Former crystals aids.
And he hung out more than I got drunk for the men and -- and bars and restaurants stuff drunken assault on the record to an -- on the bottom so.
-- McChrystal should know better than to allow reported to have this kind of access but.
All a lot of these comments intimate of the still the resale all the time about wolf say you know well out of but I mean in -- -- -- and I'm not a should not on this is only serious.
-- I do understand that and believe me when I was a young advisor to President Clinton -- first term I trash talk some of his most senior people.
In a book that Bob Woodward -- and I had to go around apologize to all of them -- don't have clean answer about you know.
The moved millions from a lot of them -- -- personal world about these things.
You're with different Jim Webb the senator from Virginia you know secretary of the navy under Ronald Reagan and they combat.
Highly decorated combat that are -- He had a pretty powerful.
-- in his indictment that went way beyond this article.
It began with the Pat Tillman controversy which is referred to in the article unions but if you read John -- -- book about Gelman where men win glory.
-- it it it if you listen to Tillman mother quoted the article.
It he General McChrystal.
According to mrs.
Tillman participated in -- cover up about the causes of corporal Tillman death.
Pretty serious accusation.
But I think it's what the facts bear out having read cracker.
And what it was like -- 2000 when he.
And it's unfortunate matter horrible -- partner pattern.
It went when the policy in Afghanistan is being debated instead of simply debating it.
He went out publicly and attacked the vice president and pressured the president did he -- he got that that the thing.
This this hit policy the McChrystal policy if the Obama policy.
The strategy over -- was designed by -- it yet he's still trash talking his superiors.
Look I think I we need people like him he is remarkable warrior I I know people who serve under him.
They didn't they they admire him greatly.
I don't think in that sense it's.
Did that this is easy but I think that's what civilian control of the military.
Is -- -- like that when the press the United States is -- look weak.
I think that the president that they have to be strong and I think you call that you thank him for three decades of selfless heroic service in part of that.
Of course and now that I know -- your position -- -- Your position of my position before Obama what your position at 1 o'clock.
I'm nom -- wood -- on this one.
Don't let alone get a wealth is watching this is not just the water coolers in the political always.
Vladimir Putin's watch -- this.
You know but more is -- that little nut in Pyongyang is watching this.
And they're all taking you know Joseph Biden said he got in trouble.
It was not a -- it was a simple statement -- fact -- -- Biden said during the campaign this young man will be tested.
He becomes president every got the Nazis were furious with -- -- was that Senator Biden he was right.
Of course he's going to be tested every new president is tested JFK was never president is and this may be one of those tests it wasn't intentional.
But I think people watch it you know our how copy get a -- -- -- when we don't know who runs of the situation.
-- Afghanistan which shows.
Everybody agrees I would suspect there's a disaster.
It's going badly.
But it if if the point is that the McChrystal strategy is so delicate and precious that only McChrystal himself can run it it's not much of the strategy.
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