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Obama Was Hurt Most By Gen. McChrystal’s Aide’s ‘Gay’ Comment

Gone is Gen. Stanley McChrystal and here is Gen. David Petraeus! President Obama’s inevitable decision to send McChrystal packing was prefaced by his actually reading some of the Rolling Stone article, rather than having an aide reguritate verbally. But what caused Obama the most consternation about the since-axed leader’s commandment in Afghanistan was how they all thought the president was a pansy.

It was “McChrystal’s reported contempt for U.S. allies in Afghanistan – especially the French – illustrated in the story by McChrystal’s reluctance to meet a senior official in Paris, a dinner appointment one McChrystal aide called ‘gay,” reports Ben Smith, citing “advisers.” In fact: “‘This was not about the president being angry about the things that were said about himself,’ added the aide, who says that Obama never even discussed McCrystal’s reported criticism of the president as detached and intimidated during his meetings with the brass.”

Well isn’t that some generous spin.

By:           John Rogers
On:           Jun 24, 2010
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  • 10 Comments
    • Eric Dose
      Eric Dose

      I pretty much overlook all your Obama related posts, they’re all bitter queen snark anyway.

      Moving right along

      Jun 24, 2010 at 7:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • slobone
      slobone

      I’m not sure why a 55-year old 4-star general would be using an immature phrase like “that’s so gay” anyway. The fact that he’s a jerk was more than enough grounds for firing him…

      Jun 24, 2010 at 8:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ewe
      ewe

      McChrystal is an overgrown gi joe. Just go to some swamptown in florida and stay there.

      Jun 24, 2010 at 8:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      The aide to McChrystal needs to be fired, too, for his anti-gay comment.

      Gay soldiers risk and give their lives for us every day. And heroic gay soldiers get FUCKED OVER by DADT every day. Yet this asshole aide to McChrystal has the fucking gall to make an anti-gay remark to a fucking huge, national magazine?? FIRE his ass!

      Jun 24, 2010 at 9:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bill Perdue
      Bill Perdue

      A Republican will call you a queer, faggot, dyke or tranny to your face and then sneer.

      A Democrat, on the other hand, will wait until you leave the room, sneer, and then call you a queer, faggot, dyke or tranny.

      Vote against the Democrats on Tuesday, November 2nd. Or just don’t vote.

      Vote against the Republicans on Tuesday, November 2nd. Or just don’t vote

      Jun 25, 2010 at 12:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • L.
      L.

      @slobone: He didn’t – it was one of his aides. (Doesn’t mean it’s cool, just that it’s not him who said that then.)

      Jun 25, 2010 at 6:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brutus
      Brutus

      If you don’t vote, Bill Perdue, you can’t complain.

      Jun 25, 2010 at 10:00 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bill Perdue
      Bill Perdue

      @Brutus: This is a banana republic. And you’re terminally naive. Elections don’t change things. Mass actions change things.

      Obama is doing pretty much what Clinton and Bush did and what McCain and Palin would’ve done. Except that Obama’s more of a smooth talker than anyone since Slick Willie.

      A Republican will call you a queer, faggot, dyke or tranny to your face and then sneer.

      A Democrat, on the other hand, will wait until you leave the room, sneer, and then call you a queer, faggot, dyke or tranny.

      Vote against the Democrats on Tuesday, November 2nd. Or just don’t vote.

      Vote against the Republicans on Tuesday, November 2nd. Or just don’t vote.

      Jun 25, 2010 at 1:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • concernedcitizen
      concernedcitizen

      Bill Perdue,
      I usually hesitate to excoriate other commenters but I’ve seen your posts over the past few months and I think I’m on good grounds with a strong diagnosis when I state this….

      Your a complete buffoon.

      Jun 25, 2010 at 6:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Knights or the Klan
      Knights or the Klan

      You all sound like a bunch of crying ass bitches…
      Face it, we are ALL getting fucked by the Government always have, always will…
      If you are gay you don’t need to be in the armed services, you need to join a knitting club and move to San Fransisco

      Jun 30, 2010 at 3:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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