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None of our governments — national, state, local — was designed for expeditious and orderly action.
But when any of them becomes so disorderly as to resemble a circus you have to wonder.
Briefly last week, key functionaries, civilian, military and judicial, in our national government had a great many people wondering if the circus hadn’t become a zoo.
It started with a Rolling Stone magazine “profile” of Stanley McChrystal, then-U.S. commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, in which the general and his closest aides came off sounding more like wiseacre frat boys dissing their university’s president and professors after too many Bud Light Limes, reportedly the brew of choice Gen. McChrystal imbibed during part of his magazine interview.
In this case, however, the boys weren’t maligning university types, but the president of the United States and the men and women who constitute his national security team.
The fracas that ensued was noisy, with every cable and broadcast talking head, along with the entire stable of Internet bloggers, twitters and tweeters, opining on the indiscretion of an Army general and his loose-lipped cohorts.
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