Once?

posted at 10:12 am on September 28, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

How often would one imagine that a wartime President, as Commander in Chief, would meet in the first eight months of his term with the overall commander of the theater of war that this President had said was too often overlooked by his predecessor?  Once a month?  Especially given how much public consideration this President has given the political and strategic questions of the fight, perhaps that might be once a week over the last couple of months?

How about once a … lifetime?

The military general credited for capturing Saddam Hussein and killing the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq says he has only spoken to President Obama once since taking command of Afghanistan.

“I’ve talked to the president, since I’ve been here, once on a VTC ,” General Stanley McChrystal told CBS reporter David Martin in a television interview that aired Sunday.

“You’ve talked to him once in 70 days?” Mr. Martin followed up.

“That is correct,” the general replied.

In June 2008, Barack Obama said that it was time for a redeployment from Iraq that “refocuses on Afghanistan and our broader security interests.”  In the same speech, he committed to “taking the fight to al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan. … as President, I will make the fight against al Qaeda and the Taliban the top priority that it should be. This is a war that we have to win.”

Five months later, Obama won the election and prepared his transition.  That was ten months ago.  If Afghanistan is his “top priority” and “a war that we have to win,” wouldn’t Obama have carved out a little time in his schedule to meet with the man tasked with winning it more than once since appointing him in June?  It may have forced him to skip a Wagyu beef dinner and perhaps a night on the town in New York City, but those are the sacrifices that a CinC has to make from time to time.

In comparison, how many conversations will Obama have in Copenhagen to land the Olympics for Chicago?  What does that say about the Commander in Chief’s priorities?


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Once?

Good.

Akzed on September 28, 2009 at 10:15 AM

Disgusting hypocrite who said anything to get elected. And the guilty and the gullible couldn’t see through the lies.

BardMan on September 28, 2009 at 10:15 AM

How about once a … lifetime?

And Obama you may ask himself yourself
How do I work this?

WashJeff on September 28, 2009 at 10:15 AM

I bet that this situation will turn out just as well as Bill Clinton having little to no contact with his CIA director.

myrenovations on September 28, 2009 at 10:16 AM

He told him “I’ll give youanything you ask for” then he stopped taking his calls.

Gwillie on September 28, 2009 at 10:16 AM

Heathcare is important.

Mr. Joe on September 28, 2009 at 10:16 AM

Maybe it’s good he’s not getting too involved and making things worse? Am I trying way too hard to find a bright side?

exception on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

Maybe Barry could talk to the general while on Air Force One one his way . . . TO LOBBY FOR THE CHICAGO OLYMPIC BID!!!!!!!!

What a disgrace!!! BHO Chicago Pol In Chief!!! Young men are dying and he’s . . . Arrghhh!!! To angry for words!!!!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

Obama is an “as seen on TV” empty suit purchased from Mad Magazine Media by Homer Simpson while watching The Flintstones and smokin’ weed at the White House with Van Jones and Valerie Jarrett.

Griz on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

OBAMA = EPIC FAILURE !

stenwin77 on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

Q:

In comparison, how many conversations will Obama have in Copenhagen to land the Olympics for Chicago? What does that say about the Commander in Chief’s priorities?

A: About all that needs to be said.

VelvetElvis on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

I knows guys who treat old girlfriends that way.

McChrystal, you are just way too needy.

Mr. Joe on September 28, 2009 at 10:17 AM

He’s met Chavez at least twice…

Skywise on September 28, 2009 at 10:18 AM

And Obama you may ask himself yourself
How do I work this?

First Talking Heads reference I’ve seen on HA.
I love it.

Bat Chain Puller on September 28, 2009 at 10:18 AM

Well, it’s all falling out the way I feared…Obama is blowing it in Afghanistan in a big way. He really doesn’t care about winning that war and never did. He was just using it as a political tool to beat Bush over the head. Now that he’s in charge, we’re losing and he couldn’t care less.

AUINSC on September 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM

Once!? How did the military get SO lucky. Here it seems like we get to see/hear Dear Leader nightly.

Jeff from WI on September 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM

war is hard.

poppieseeds on September 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM

From the way this president is acting I honestly believe that he (Obama) thought that this President gig couldn’t be that hard. I mean if Bush could do it, than surely a genius such as himself would be able to bang it out in 2 weeks and have the next 4 years off. Ever since he was elected he seems amazed that someone would actually disagree with him.

txaggie on September 28, 2009 at 10:20 AM

McChrystal video just shown on Fox:

(paraphrasing) “When you say you need troops now, you see politicians pulling out the calandar, when they should be looking at their watch.”

Do you think any of these idoits got his point?

Rovin on September 28, 2009 at 10:20 AM

well I feel safe….

alexraye on September 28, 2009 at 10:20 AM

Also, how much is the quick trip to Denmark gonna cast the tax-payers? How many “guns and bullets” could be bought for the war effort with the money he’ll waste?

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Lol, he’s met with David Letterman more times than this.

javamartini on September 28, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Priorities.

beatcanvas on September 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM

Maybe Osama Obama will meet Gen. McChrystal once more — when he is called home to testify at the Chicago Jesus’s impeachment trial.

Seriously, people: how much more damage will this pathetic jerk be allowed to do to our nation before someone stands up and says “enough!”?

MrScribbler on September 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM

Just enough time to give the general an ipod full of old speeches.

Vashta.Nerada on September 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM

Seriously, people: how much more damage will this pathetic jerk be allowed to do to our nation before someone stands up and says “enough!”?

MrScribbler on September 28, 2009 at 10:22 AM

IT’s BEEN SAID!!!!! BUT no one who can do anything about is listening!!! Iran will drop a bomb before anyone says “Stop it you idiot!!!!”

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:24 AM

I would figure the more Obama tries to get involved, the more he would screw it up. Think of Michael Scott.

Grafted on September 28, 2009 at 10:24 AM

He calls a Boston policeman to the White House, but he doesn’t have to meet face-to-face, even once, with his general?

I have previously thought the impeachment folks were silly – until now. It’s the first time it has entered my mind.

faraway on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Once is one more than we should give him the benefit of doubt about anything.

fourdeucer on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Hey, Obama also met only once with David Letterman.

Unbelievable that over half of America voted this guy into office.

texasconserv on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

If Afghanistan is his “top priority” and “a war that we have to win,” wouldn’t Obama have carved out a little time in his schedule to meet with the man tasked with winning it more than once since appointing him in June? I

Such a question only makes sense if you believe that the president has the best interests of the United States in mind. Dear Leader does not.

rbj on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Let’s see…

ROE hamstringing the military-check
Appoint a General and speak to him once-check
Wonder out loud if the Afghan election was legit-check
Claim healthcare is a national security issue-check

Prepare for two eventualities folks. Cut and run from those that seek or complete distruction while using defense dollars to fund Obamacare.

booter on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

Obama is busy watching the MTV music awards, chatting with Letterman, playing golf, and drumming up support for a health care plan nobody wants to care about our men and women fighting and dying for us overseas.
America kicked out Nixon for lesser reasons. What a disgrace we have as president.

cubachi on September 28, 2009 at 10:26 AM

He’s a lover, not a fighter.

Socratease on September 28, 2009 at 10:27 AM

“refocuses on Afghanistan and our broader security interests.”

“a war that we have to win,”

as President, I will make the fight against al Qaeda and the Taliban the top priority that it should be. This is a war that we have to win.”

Excus me ED, but perhaps you are making a mistake that seems to be a common one with The Won. None of these comments are false; if you stop trying to project your own views into them. Obama does NOT say in any of these coments that his interest in these events is condusive to America’s success. It might hinge on what the definition of “we” is. His might not be the same as your’s.

MikeA on September 28, 2009 at 10:27 AM

Lol, he’s met with David Letterman more times than this.

javamartini on September 28, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Thats all you need to know about this president.

theTarCzar on September 28, 2009 at 10:27 AM

I never did like how much vacation time Bush took when in office. In particular, that month-long August break which looked really bad in retrospect since 9/11 immediately followed.

But Bush is looking like a damn workaholic compared to the current occupant of the Oval Office(when he’s actually there, that is). He’s taking vacations during his vacations. He’s going on date nights. He’s hosting parties on Wednesdays at the White House. He’s jetting off to Copenhagen. He’s appearing on Leno and Letterman.

And this is all in the first eight months. His idea of governing seems to be making public appearances while handing the responsibility for crafting legislation over to Pelosi, Reid, Rahm, czars, union heads, and lobbyists. Well what happens if/when the GOP retakes the House next year? Is he prepared to actually work with Congress to achieve anything or will he go into shutdown mode until 2012?

Doughboy on September 28, 2009 at 10:27 AM

Obama is too busy building his pure Marxist/communist state and pandering to his parasitic, cult like constituents to spend any time with our wartime commander. This country is sick and rotting from the head down.

rplat on September 28, 2009 at 10:28 AM

If the republicans don’t take the House and Senate from the democrat party, we’re screwed. 0bama’s breathtaking incompetence in everything he’s doing, is going to wreck America and get a lot of folks killed.

Rebar on September 28, 2009 at 10:28 AM

He was just using it as a political tool to beat Bush over the head. Now that he’s in charge, we’re losing and he couldn’t care less.

AUINSC on September 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM

Disagree… I think he cares very much. I would guess that losing a war is one of his top priorities….

CC

CapedConservative on September 28, 2009 at 10:28 AM

Every time I think, “This can’t be happening to our country!” This $^&*#@ Idiot does something more egregious!!!

GOD Help Us!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:28 AM

He told him “I’ll give youanything you ask for” then he stopped taking his calls.

Gwillie on September 28, 2009 at 10:16 AM

Count Rugan lives.

unclesmrgol on September 28, 2009 at 10:29 AM

Well what happens if/when the GOP retakes the House next year? Is he prepared to actually work with Congress to achieve anything or will he go into shutdown mode until 2012?

We can only hope the latter.

zenscreamer on September 28, 2009 at 10:29 AM

Obama votes present once again.

He should either send the requested troops or
pull all troops out of Afghanistan and suffer the consequences.

txsurveyor on September 28, 2009 at 10:29 AM

Thanks Ed!

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:30 AM

Come on guys. Cut the man a break. President Obama is not gonna rest until everyone has a good paying job. That’s been his highest priority or something.

clorensen on September 28, 2009 at 10:30 AM

The only good news is… Obama is destroying the Democratic Party for a generation.

faraway on September 28, 2009 at 10:30 AM

Unbelievable that over half of America voted this guy into office.

texasconserv on September 28, 2009 at 10:25 AM

That’s because that is not true. He got more votes but half the country didn’t come out to vote. How much you want to bet they show up next time?

Guardian on September 28, 2009 at 10:31 AM

Disgusting hypocrite who said anything to get elected. And the guilty and the gullible couldn’t see through the lies.

BardMan on September 28, 2009 at 10:15 AM

They all knew he was lying. And they were glad. The libturds are determined to destroy our country. Look at Pelosi Reid and the rest. They want to drive us to socialism.

The problem we have on our side in an absence of leadership with conservative values, except for Palin. The gop has become the party of liberal lite.

dogsoldier on September 28, 2009 at 10:31 AM

Obama: guilty of dereliction of duty?

I was astonished that CBS included that clip in the 60 Minutes reporting. Maybe they thought it would accelerate American opinion against the war. Whatever the case, it seems consistent with the recent quote of Hillary saying that Obama’s receiving many other opinions from people who are saying exactly the opposite of what McChrystal is saying. I guess Obama has a lot of time to solicit the opinions of others because he ain’t spending much time talking to McChrystal.

BuckeyeSam on September 28, 2009 at 10:32 AM

Let him focus on the Olympics…less dangerous for us.

ctmom on September 28, 2009 at 10:32 AM

YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN ARE DYING!!!

IRAN WILL HAVE NUKES SOON!!!

And this moron is spending our $$$ to lobby for Mayor Daley?

TIME TO GET REALLY ANGRY!!!!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:32 AM

It is going to be interesting to watch how Iran does a rope-a-dope with Obama in the next few weeks and months.

albill on September 28, 2009 at 10:33 AM

Every time I think, “This can’t be happening to our country!” This $^&*#@ Idiot does something more egregious!!!

GOD Help Us!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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I know,you cannot let your guard down,relax,whatever you want to call it,at all.Every day it is something,constant controversy!

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:34 AM

Obama is blowing it in Afghanistan in a big way. He really doesn’t care about winning that war and never did. He was just using it as a political tool to beat Bush over the head. Now that he’s in charge, we’re losing and he couldn’t care less.

AUINSC on September 28, 2009 at 10:19 AM

“I am not interested in winning”.

Johan Klaus on September 28, 2009 at 10:34 AM

The problem we have on our side in an absence of leadership with conservative values, except for Palin. The gop has become the party of liberal lite.

dogsoldier on September 28, 2009 at 10:31 AM

In fairness, the GOP has been a lot better lately at standing up for fiscal conservatism. Especially in the House.

Doughboy on September 28, 2009 at 10:35 AM

I watched that on 60 minutes last night and about choked when he said that. Martin said the phrase “last 8 years” about 50 times in reference to how screwed up things were – obviously refrencing Bush. It was supposed to be a story about how things were changing for the better in the age of Obama, but really proved what an island our forces are on over there. McChrystal is just at the mercy of the politicaly expedient president

golfballs03 on September 28, 2009 at 10:35 AM

It is going to be interesting to watch how Iran does a rope-a-dope with Obama in the next few weeks and months.

albill on September 28, 2009 at 10:33 AM

He still has a lot of weapons that he has not used on them yet. There is foot stamping, finger wagging, and if they really get him angry he can hold his breath and pass out. They just don’t know what they are fooling with.

MikeA on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Not surprising. As chairman of the senate foreign relations subcommittee on Afghanistan, Obama called the committee to session exactly zero times. He never conducted any research and never issued a single memo or report. As a senator he didn’t give two hoots about the war except when he could use it as a political cudgel. He still doesn’t care about it. It’s a distraction from his grand domestic plans. If only the press and Republicans would start carping about not listening to his commanders the way the Democrats did to Bush.

Good military men and innocent Afghanis are going to die needlessly because this putz doesn’t know what the heck he’ s doing.

RobertE on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

constant controversy!

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:34 AM
///
After I wrote that I thought of Alinsky,keep it coming at them so they can’t focus on one problem,then go under the table when noone is looking.

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

I miss Bush.

KillerKane on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Lol, he’s met with David Letterman more times than this.

javamartini on September 28, 2009 at 10:21 AM

Priorities are important.

Mr. Joe on September 28, 2009 at 10:37 AM

My guess is that that meeting must have been the most unpleasant thing Obama’s had to do since he’s been inaugurated.

Imagine what it must be like talking to the leader of trained murderers! A necessary evil./sarcasm

shick on September 28, 2009 at 10:37 AM

It is absolutely stunning that this man was elected President.

I know…no new news here, but each and every day I wonder what it would take to wake up America.

Chris of Rights on September 28, 2009 at 10:38 AM

Don’t forget: Plausible deniability. If he didn’t talk to the guy, he didn’t know a thing about how bad it is over there. And since he seems to be more concerned about getting the Olympics in Chicago to help pay off those who got him elected (gotta find a way to get around the loss of ACORN funding), the left’s Golden God is probably not too worried about that man-caused whatever the hell they’re calling it over there.

Let’s face it, this man is well on his way to being the worst mistake ever committed by the American people. He had NOTHING to recommend him by way of foreign policy experience/knowledge and little or no experience with domestic issues either. This man was elected via a half-baked need to “make history,” a bad Republican candidate and out and out fraud. It’s just a damned shame we’ve got so many good men and women dying trying to bring freedom to the world while the president is doing his best to pi$$ in the face of said freedom every chance he gets.

Mad Mad Monica on September 28, 2009 at 10:38 AM

TIME TO GET REALLY ANGRY!!!!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:32 AM

Keep your shirt on Dr. Banner! :)

shick on September 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM

One more piece of hard evidence that Obama is no Lincoln or Kennedy. Just a community organizin’ chump.

Fletch54 on September 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM

The military general credited for capturing Saddam Hussein and killing the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq says he has only spoken to President Obama once since taking command of Afghanistan.

That is why military service should be mandatory to run for president. After all, the president is CIC of the military.

Johan Klaus on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

constant controversy!

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:34 AM

Constant In-eptness, constant campaigning, constantly threatening the constitution , constant stupidity, constant maddening left-wing-nut propaganda !

We are in deep s%*t folks!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

Oh and can I say on record right now, could the neo-cons/RINOS/closet libs STOP shoving Huckabee down our throats? He wasn’t a good candidate in 2008, I seriously doubt he’s going to be any better in 2012. Yet I see already the same idiots who insisted we HAD to pick McCain fawning all over Huckabee talking about how great a speaker he is and how he’s the ONLY one who can take on Obama in a debate, blah blah blah.

If we can’t come up with someone stronger than Huckabee, we’d best bend over and get ready because we WILL be looking at four more years of Hell.

Mad Mad Monica on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

Mr. President, to borrow a line from Bibi: “Have you no shame?”

publiuspen on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

Imagine what it must be like talking to the leader of trained murderers
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O can only WISH to be a real man period!He’s a robot.

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

Well McChrystal’s going under the bus pretty soon.

Rational Thought on September 28, 2009 at 10:41 AM

Do you think the LSM will line up retired generals to stir up a donnybrook on discuss President Malfeasance’s handling of Afghanistan, now? Yeah, neither do I.

Charlie Gibson says, “Turn off that noise, I can’t concentrate on our Person of the Week story.”

Dusty on September 28, 2009 at 10:42 AM

Obama is all weed weed up with the thought of marching into an Olympic Stadium in Chicago as Prez now that he’s gotten to address the UN. Just think of all the international exposure! He wants to get all the really fun President stuff done now, in case he doesn’t get re-elected in 2012. War and taking care of our brave soldiers aren’t really that much fun.

ctmom on September 28, 2009 at 10:42 AM

TIME TO GET REALLY ANGRY!!!!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:32 AM

Keep your shirt on Dr. Banner! :)

shick on September 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM

Tell that to the soldiers in Afghanistan!!!

rebuzz on September 28, 2009 at 10:42 AM

And while on last Thursday, one Marine Lance Cpl.,
two Army Sergeants and one Army Specialist were killed
in Afghanistan.
Hey, lets fly to Copenhagen, Michelle!!

gary on September 28, 2009 at 10:42 AM

Yippee! We’re all F’ed.

pabarge on September 28, 2009 at 10:42 AM

In comparison, how many conversations will Obama have in Copenhagen to land the Olympics for Chicago? What does that say about the Commander in Chief’s priorities?

You nailed it Ed. It says everything we need to know.

CarolynM on September 28, 2009 at 10:43 AM

So Obama has played golf about 10 times more than he has met with “his own” General regarding the “good war” that their “smart power” was going to win.

Obama no Commander and Chief

Obama at the White House March 27th, 2009:

“Today I am announcing a comprehensive new strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan……….
………This marks the conclusion of a careful policy review.

Now Obama says:

“ “Until I’m satisfied that we’ve got the right strategy I’m not gonna be sending some young man or woman over there — beyond what we already have,”

Obama said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
Sept. 21, 2009


“We need to finish the fight in Afghanistan… George Bush and John McCain have been weak on terrorism. It’s time to finish the fight in Afghanistan.”


Barack Obama
2008 Presidential Campaigning

Although Mr. Obama has said that a stable Afghanistan is central to the security of the United States,

Obama Considers Strategy Shift in Afghan War
NY Times, Sept. 22, 2009

(AP)  U.S. President-elect Barack Obama pledged in a telephone conversation with Afghan President Hamid Karzai that fighting terrorism in Afghanistan and the region would be a top priority during his administration, Karzai’s office said Sunday.

Karzai: Obama Promises To Fight Terror
Nov. 23, 2008
CBSNEWS

“The only reason I send a single young man or woman in uniform anywhere in the world is because I think it’s necessary to keep us safe,” the president said on CBS’s

“Face the Nation.”
Obama on Face The Nation
Sept. 20, 2009


According to Obama, Eliminating the terrorist safe havens,training camps,and ability to launch attacks from Afghanistan and Pakistan is vital to America’s safety.


“We will kill bin Laden; we will crush Al Qaeda. That has to be our biggest national security priority.”

“[al Qaeda] are now operating in 60 countries. We have to go to the root cause, and that is in Afghanistan and Pakistan. That’s going to be critical.


“…every intelligence agency will acknowledge that al Qaeda is the greatest threat against the United States and that Secretary of Defense Gates acknowledged the central front — that the place where we have to deal with these folks is going to be in Afghanistan and in Pakistan.”

And until we do, Americans here at home are not going to be safe.

Obama on Afghanistan/Pakistan during the 2008 Presidential debates

So why would Obama deny our military what it needs to win?

This is a serious dereliction of duty for the President and is an absolute disgrace concerning the dis-respect it shows for our Soldiers on the front lines and the sacrifice they are making while Obama puts their war efforts on the back burner.

Baxter Greene on September 28, 2009 at 10:43 AM

Duh. Olympics > Winning wars.

Didn’t you hear what Edwin Starr said? War is good for absolutely nothing. And he was a Nobel prize winner or something, so… he’s right. Right?

Red Cloud on September 28, 2009 at 10:43 AM

Hey, community organizers only vote “present” and they don’t make decisions………just kick cans on down the road. They don’t have time to talk to Commanders……..they only have time for TV shows and Sal Alinsky chapters on “How to Lie to the Suckers out there who vote!”

Cinday Blackburn on September 28, 2009 at 10:44 AM

Given that everything that man touches turning to shi- um, ACORNs, it’s just as well that he doesn’t have more participation in directing our troops in the field. After all, we don’t want him emulating Hitler do we?

Browncoatone on September 28, 2009 at 10:44 AM

WashJeff on September 28, 2009 at 10:15 AM

“And you might say to yourself, ‘My God! What have I done?!’”

Akzed on September 28, 2009 at 10:44 AM

then go under the table when noone is looking.

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

That is what the msm is doing.

Johan Klaus on September 28, 2009 at 10:44 AM

We’re now in impeachment territory. Win back majority in Congress next year and toss this epic failure out on his ear. Enough.

Shiny_Tiara on September 28, 2009 at 10:46 AM

How do closed door meetings stroke his ego?

marklmail on September 28, 2009 at 10:46 AM

Well obviously General Stanley McChrystal is a racist.

Worst CIC EVAH! Or at least in my lifetime. So glad my husband didn’t have to serve under him.

thevastlane on September 28, 2009 at 10:47 AM

He still has a lot of weapons that he has not used on them yet. There is foot stamping, finger wagging, and if they really get him angry he can hold his breath and pass out. They just don’t know what they are fooling with.

MikeA on September 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM

He could also throw a TelePrompter at them!!! Not to mention a 20-foot jumpshot.

Steve Z on September 28, 2009 at 10:48 AM

Clarifying note: Obama has NEVER met McChrystal face to face. Never.

faraway on September 28, 2009 at 10:49 AM

Iraq was a SOCIALIST COUNTRY. The Socialist in our own country would HATE the people, and leadership in our own country, who took him down.

People are still pretending that a Progressive is a Liberal? They don’t like to be called Liberals, because they aren’t they are Socialist. They have hijacked the Democrat Party.

I don’t get why people insist on pretending that The New Left aka Progressives, would push anything but a socialist agenda. Chances are they wouldn’t be pro American Military, especially NOT supportive of the Military, that took down a Socialist country, and replaced it with a Democracy. Remember they want the old socialist back in power in Honduras – They are PRO SOCIALIST.

The bad news for them, there are more of us than them. They have stuck their heads up, and now we know who has been supporting, and pushing this Socialist agenda. Take a look at the CZARS et al in Obama’s administration. No more anonymity. That will make the 4th wave of Progressivism, that much more difficult to take place in the future. They can thank Van Jones for beating his chest, and telling everyone what they are up to -planning for this country.

Dr Evil on September 28, 2009 at 10:50 AM

Don’t forget that Obama chaired a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee and never held a single meeting about the war in Afghanistan, blaming that fact on his presidential election campaign.

OxyCon on September 28, 2009 at 10:50 AM

There are priorities and then there are PRIORITIES. Team Barry is all about looks and style. Details, not so much.

GarandFan on September 28, 2009 at 10:51 AM

Zero spoke with the general once and ignored everything he said then too.

Impeach.
Impeach.
Impeach.

Spiritk9 on September 28, 2009 at 10:51 AM

He’s terribly busy flying to Copenhagen to try and secure a tax-money orgy for his Dem/mob buddies back in Chicago.

Jaibones on September 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM

I hope Rush is not too upset about his team losing to the bengals.Had to throw that in dudes:)Anyway,I hope he gets into this whole Afg. thing on the show.

ohiobabe on September 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM

He’s terribly busy flying to Copenhagen to try and secure a tax-money orgy for his Dem/mob buddies back in Chicago.

Jaibones on September 28, 2009 at 10:52 AM

Obama is starting to make Blago look serious.

faraway on September 28, 2009 at 10:53 AM

I think this is a huge story, Ed. I hope Insty and the other major center-right bloggers pick it up, and (God forbid), maybe the Dinosaur Media.

Scott P on September 28, 2009 at 10:53 AM

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