Uh huh. So, what are the odds of this happening now? It would be interesting reading to see what the internal polling is on her right now (even as McCain and Obama fight over not fighting over their spouses — pretty Monty Python in a way).
The Boss says he’s like a wounded animal. Holbrooke keeps hearing rumors that he’s going to get fired, so that makes him dangerous. He’s a brilliant guy, but he just comes in, pulls on a lever, whatever he can grasp onto. But this is COIN, and you can’t just have someone yanking on Shit. — McChrystal Top Aide to Rolling Stone (2010)