No Other Choice
In every conflict that involves our military, there are differences of opinion between military leaders and the administration.
Nearly all of these debates take place behind closed doors, but when a military leader goes public with his criticism of the commander in chief, the president has no other choice but to fire him. Gen. Stanley McChrystal should have learned that lesson from Gen. Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War. He chose to disagree with President Harry Truman publicly over his prosecution of that war. MacArthur was fired.
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