posted on Jun, 24 2010 @ 03:11 PM
reply to post by GovtFlu
There is a complete difference between talking to your troops honestly and not sugar-coating crap, and outright insubordination, and reaching into
sedition for a soldier.
I do not sugar-coat crap because sugar-coated crap is still crap rolled in sugar.
But I know how to show respect whether I do respect someone, whether I agree with that person, and or whether I even like that person, or want to
punch their lights out.
In other words, McChrystal should have kept his damn mouth shut, period.
The same can be said of his troops in sharing their and or his opinions of the Administration.
McChrystal had a duty, just as his soldiers under his command did, to do their duty.
Irregardless of his opinion of President Obama or anyone within the Administration.
And with McChrystal leading in Afghanistan his command is in a hot zone.
Just for your edification, I happen to agree with McChrystal, Obama and his senior staff, are a joke, but then again I am not under Obama's chain of
Now am I?
If I would know how to keep my mouth shut.
reply to post by DeltaChaos
And under a command like McChrystal's former command it is set the right example.
[edit on 24-6-2010 by SpartanKingLeonidas]