david petraeus

According to the London Times, David Petraeus is going to leave his command in Afghanistan by the end of the year. Then the Pentagon said that wasn’t going to happen. And then some more speculation happened. One possibility is to replace Adm Mike Mullen, who is chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff. [...] […]

General Petraeus is on the scene in Afghanistan — and by “Afghanistan” we mean “the Sunday morning political talk shows, in America” — to announce his intention to just stone cold win this war for you, whether you like it or not. “The president didn’t send me over here to seek a graceful exit,” Petraeus […]

The Pentagon Men are having some kind of teleconference via MSNBC to tell America’s Enemies (TM) that, look, just because we’ve been flailing around in Afghanistan for a decade with no real mission or logic, and just because our U.S. military commander there was an insane insubordinate redneck who ran his own warlord fiefdom based […]

Barack Obama has supposedly chosen David Petraeus as new commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, even though John McCain made Petraeus faint last week at the Capitol. So no David Petraeus for President in 2012. This has been a Wonkette 2012 Update. [AP]

Mummified windbag John McCain was jabbering his usual nonsense during a Senate Armed Services hearing today when star witness General David Petraeus just keeled over. Why does McCain hate the Troops?

IRAQ  12:37 pm October 12, 2007

Wait, People Are Quoting Petraeus Now?

by Ken Layne

DEMOCRATS  9:26 am October 2, 2007

by Alex Pareene

WONK'D  5:42 pm September 21, 2007

Partly Cloudy With Chance of Shame

by Alex Pareene

SENATE  11:12 am September 11, 2007

Day Two of the Betray-Us Hearings

by Alex Pareene

IRAQ  2:09 pm September 10, 2007

Checking In With the Petraeus Report

by Alex Pareene

IRAQ  1:31 pm September 10, 2007

by Alex Pareene