Will 0bama fire his second General? Why can't 0bama connect with his Generals?
White House summons US general to explain himself
"Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who publicly apologized Tuesday for using "poor judgment" in an interview in Rolling Stone magazine, has been ordered to attend the monthly White House meeting on Afghanistan and Pakistan in person Wednesday rather than over a secure video teleconference, according to officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. He'll be expected to explain his comments to Obama and top Pentagon officials, these officials said.
"Obama has the authority to fire McChrystal. His predecessor, Gen. David McKiernan, was sacked on grounds that the military needed "new thinking and new approaches" in Afghanistan."
McKiernan was fired on May 12, 2009
Why does Obama have such poor leadership skills? Is throwing people under the bus the only way he knows how to deal with disagreements with his subordinates?
What if he should LISTEN to his Generals instead of firing them?
Are we another step closer to a coup d'etat because of persistent discord between the Pentagon and the White House?
But when Obama cans TWO generals in less than 18 months, I think it suggests the problem is with Obama.