Did Obama reap what he sowed with McChrystal?

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    The article makes an interesting point. We've seen a lot of stuff come out of this Whitehouse via the media that would, in other administrations, be kept in house.
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    Did Obama reap what he sowed with McChrystal?
    POSTED AT 2:05 PM ON JUNE 22, 2010 BY ED MORRISSEY

    As General Stanley McChrystal wings his way back to the US and face time with an angry Barack Obama, Washington Post columnist Jackson Diehl writes a convincing argument that Obama will be angry at the wrong man. McChrystal should never have allowed those disparaging remarks to be repeated in the presence of a Rolling Stone reporter, but McChrystal’s team is hardly the first to leak opposition to official White House policy on the war. Obama’s lack of action on earlier and obvious sniping through the media showed a lack of leadership that allowed the environment for such nonsense to continue taking place (via Rich Lowry at The Corner):

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    Best piece I've read all day. Lots of realpolitic.
     

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