General McChrystal voted for Obama and banned Fox News from his headquaters.
He was a "snake eater" special ops/ dark ops-- those guys go for weeks without a hot meal-- months without a shower--months without a beer.
In 7 years he saw his family 30 days per year at most.
They kill bad guys so that we can sleep safely at home at night.
They are rough and violent men -- and our families sleep at night because of their bravery.
we need them-- in our view
Patton said much worse things about politicians. McChrystal never questioned the mission.
We have to ask ourselves, what does it take to win a war and what are we willing to commit to do to win?
If we do not want another Vietnam then we need to to stand up.
We could talk with Iran, Russia, Pakistan,India and China-- non of them wants a narco terrorist regime on their borders- but that is what AFPAK is now.