Grim over at BlackFive says what needs to be said as a context for further discussion.
This may well be decidedly NOT yet a Lincoln/McClellan, Truman/MacArthur, et al, moment.
UPDATE: McCrystal is out and Petreaus demoted.
The next few days/weeks might be entertaining if there were no boots on the ground, but there are!
I don’t give a shit about the pols OR the brass hats… The folks getting shot at don’t deserve this crap. If they were confused before, this event will be worse.