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What becomes of General McChrystal?

David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,seattlepi.com
David Horsey,davidhorsey.com,seattlepi.com

Good morning, Netizens...


There is a burning car wreck of a war in Afghanistan, and the former General in Charge of conducting our war has left the building, figuratively handing Gen. David Petraeus the monkey wrench with which he has been unsuccessfully attempting to fix the damned thing. As in his previous editorials, it appears that cartoonist David Horsey pretty much hit the nail on the head yet again.


Same monkey wrench, same ugly war, just a different General in charge. But what about General Stanley McChrystal now that he has been stripped of his command? David Horsey didn't look into this but here, through my irreverent eyes is how McChrystal's new life may appear.


Drawing a parallel from Harry Potter, after being recalled to the Pentagon, McChrystal will write on the Joint Chiefs of Staff chalk board “I will not potty-mouth the Commander in Chief again” 1000 times. After that, he might get a job in the Pentagon working as a desk clerk.


He may over time develop a new-found interest in esoteric Islamic religions, and might even write a book on his theoretical knowledge of Osama bin Laden. It possibly might contain salacious humor and thus be banned by everyone in the Islamic world.


He might sell the rights to his toolbox depicted above to Sears and Roebucks for use in future wars. The Craftsman all-purpose war tool box might be a hot item.


Of course, you might have other/better ideas or your opinions may differ.


Dave




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