October 7, 2010 by USA Post
Monica Lewinsky, Monica Lewinsky was the last thing on the minds of former Joint Chiefs Chairman General Hugh Shelton during his meeting with President Clinton’s final few days before George W. Bush ‘s 2001 inauguration. But in a unique look at the Bubba shame on the case, it seems that Lewinsky and his own behavior has been at the forefront in the last days of Clinton. “Hugh, I need to see you in private, please,” the retired general said Clinton recalls in his autobiography to come without hesitation. Shelton fired the president in an office near the hall of the White House position, and Clinton to clean the officer’s appeal among many more ethical to keep the brass slot. “Hugh, I know that in recent years have put enormous pressure on you based on my work…. I know the principles for which you stand, and I know the values, and character, that our men and women in uniform and expected to possess and in truth, I have not lived up to these values, and yet you’ve blocked me, “Shelton recalls Clinton said.
Then the tears began streaming “. I want to personally thank you for your support,” Shelton says in the book later this month, “I was completely impressed.”
Shelton, who later supported Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama for president in 2008, President Clinton painted a fully engaged in military planning and hunting Osama bin Laden, despite his troubles. For example, he devotes a chapter to kill the so-called Wag the episode where the dog prez ordered a missile strike against Iraq days before his dismissal in December 1998. Critics accused Clinton copied the film 1997 in which the president, caught in a sex case, manufacturing a war to distract the nation. “There was not a crumb of truth”, wrote Shelton, who also served as President George W. Bush by Joint Chiefs of 9 / 11.
The general is not the kind to everyone in his life story. Arizona Senator John McCain, Obama in 2008 the enemy, he becomes the worst for that plague cons Shelton repeated congressional hearings. “I was convinced he had a screw loose,” Shelton wrote. John McCain’s office had no comment.
Shelton added that McCain’s candidacy GOP uneasy. “I was extremely concerned by the possibility that someone as apparently unstable than McCain … which has responsibility for the nuclear “arsenal.
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