posted on Jun, 23 2010 @ 11:20 PM
Originally posted by whaaa
George W. Bush was a military man and that worked out well!
You're right, it did work out much better than if we had the alternative in office. You're extraordinarily astute of late. Congratulations.
Actually, McChrystal is simply resigning his current position and will be remaining in the Army, serving in Afghanistan.
This doesn't really point to a run for the president in 2012.
Washington was a General who was effective in the office of the presidency, as was Eisenhower. General Grant had one of the most corrupt presidencies
General Wesley Clark has presidential aspirations and frankly I'd prefer Nancy Pelosi in office.
But, back to Afghanistan, Petraeus was effective in Iraq, but Aghanistan is a totally different ball of wax, as McChrystal has tried point out
I hope it works out because, because we have a lot of at stake there.
Often when someone advocates a person for the presidency, it not a serious proposal, but a vote of confidence for the person so designated. It is a
Time will tell if McChrystal has an interest in the position of the president and whether he can garner enough support to even get on the ticket.
[edit on 2010/6/23 by GradyPhilpott]