Michael Yon has the best piece about the General’s resignation that I’ve read so far, and reflects my opinions on the men (namely that we still owe this remarkable man a great deal of gratitude for his service to your nation and his leadership during times of war):
An end of a remarkable career of service to our country. Thank you for your service, sir. I hope your tenure in the CIA is filled with as much success as your Army career:
Bruce at Q&O: “Of course the irony is thick – Gen. David Petraeus, the man the left labeled “General Betrayus” and then Senator Hillary Clinton essentially called a liar about Iraq, has now been called upon to pull the presidential bacon out of the fire in Afghanistan”
There may not be a single person in this country more qualified and more capable of being President than Gen. Petraeus — the problem is he’s probably too honest and too decent to be President of our country
You know the old Willie Nelson song, “My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys?” Well, mine have always been Soldiers.
I don’t know — maybe because of your death-mask costumes? Maybe because you were being disruptive? Maybe because you have a history of being disruptive?
Robert Sheer, writing at the Huffing-and-puffing Post, breaks out the tired and insulting “General Betray Us” shtick again in regards to Gen. David Petraeus.
Today the lists are complete. And the end result are the Worst Lists Ever Created.
I’ll keep supporting the troops and their mission as long as General Petraeus says he needs to get the job done. And then I’ll support them some more.