Thursday, June 24, 2010

McChrystal for...VP?

According to Michael Hastings*, General Stanley McChrystal's favorite movie is Talladega Nights.
My theory is that he has watched one too many reruns of Under Siege 2:  Dark Territory, and is channelling the nameless-disgruntled-pepper-spray-eating-former-special-ops-rogue-commando played by Everitt McGill (pictured above).  As a result of his carefully cultivated, but true, tougher than thou image,  the talk-radio circuit has brought up the idea of McChrystal for President.  Actually, it is not a bad idea, and is just what this country needs, a physic to cleanse us after the current occupant leaves the White House.

However, I fear a different outcome.  Remember, McChrystal voted for Obama, and it was plain as day, from the beginning of the campaign, what Obama was:   a metrosexual, a member of the castrata elite, whose only skills were agitation and fund-raising. That McChrystal voted for Obama rather than the battlefield-tested McCain shows clearly that the general is not a hard core Republican.

Q:  How could a guy like McChrystal vote for a guy like Obama?
A:  Because his first choice was not in the race.

Hastings article makes one brief reference to another political camp that is neither the GOP nor Obama, but that has feelings for McChrystal, and is crouching in the wings waiting for the right moment to pounce:

Only Hillary Clinton receives good reviews from McChrystal's inner circle. "Hillary had Stan's back during the strategic review," says an adviser. "She said, 'If Stan wants it, give him what he needs.' "

Could it be that the Secretary of State will recruit the General as a running mate in a bid to usurp the Emperor?  I am not making a prediction, only thinking about worst case scenarios.

*Rolling Stone, June 22, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

More inconvenient truth

What happened to the vaunted consensus on global warming?   Consider the evidence reported in this article from the British Newspaper, "The Register:"

Antarctic glacier melt maybe 'not due to climate change, by Lewis Page, June 21,2010   It says that, although there may be some melting of the Pine Island Glacier,  it is not because of a change in the earth's temperature.  In a way, it is earth-shattering evidence, but you will not find it on NBC.  

Kudos to for finding this link.

P.s.  Maybe one of these Energizer battery powered subs could shut off the Deepwater Horizon well as well.  Maybe Obama can suggest it to Hayward the next time they play golf.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Big Hug

One last time, a Democrat role model in action:

Obviously, he does support Obama's agenda.