Posts Tagged ‘President Barack Obama’

General Stanley McChrystal: Why? Why? Why?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

General Stanley McChrystal, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A), described in several news accounts as being a fearless if not hedonis snake eater, did not cut-off-his-nose-to-spite-his-face. Rather, what he did (and I believe I understand why the ¬†pundits offering sycophantic explanations about his aggressive posturing missed this occurring faux pas) was ¬†moon the administration and he did it because …


Jimmy Carter. Jimmy Carter. Jimmy Carter.

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Said what was needed to be said no matter what the right of center, far right and fringe right have to say and bitch (as news media, pundits, whatever) about what he said. Like the New York Daily News – the only major urban daily ever to lose a federal discrimination lawsuit because of the way it treated its journalists of color – said what was to be expected, it’s headline: “Jerky Jimmy’s junk: Carter’s cries of racism are both wrong and destructive.” [Destructive?!?]