[LEFT]The top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, has been summoned to the White House to explain biting and unflattering remarks he made to a freelance writer about President Barack Obama and others in the Obama administration. [/LEFT]
[LEFT]The face-to-face comes as pundits are already calling for McChrystal to resign for insubordination. [/LEFT]
[LEFT]McChrystal has been instructed to fly from Kabul to Washington today to attend Obama’s regular monthly security team meeting tomorrow at the White House. [/LEFT]
[LEFT]An administration official says McChrystal was asked to attend in person rather than by secure video teleconference, “where he will have to explain to the Pentagon and the commander in chief his quotes about his colleagues in the piece.” [/LEFT]
[LEFT]Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0610/38837.html#ixzz0raSIZCLO[/LEFT]
Here’s the Rolling Stone article on McChrystal, in PDF form
Warning: language markhalperin.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/r1109mcchrystal.pdf
I think McChrystal’s days are numbered.