Kurt Schlichter fantasies in IJReview.
And those are our proposed courses of action, Mr. President,â€ concluded the CENTCOM commander.
â€œWhen I was elected, I told you I wanted to be briefed on your plan to utterly destroy ISIS, General,â€ the President said. He was young and usually quite calm, but as a Cuban-American son of immigrants, he understood tyranny and knew how to deal with it. â€œGeneral, what you gave me are timid half-measures that donâ€™t begin to meet the intent I expressed to you. Now, I may not have served myself, but I understand the old game of manipulating civilian leadership by providing just the options you want instead of the ones the commander-in-chief requested. Youâ€™re relieved of command, General. Fired. Agents, show the general out.â€
He turned to his chief of staff. â€œGet the Wildman on the line.â€ As the Secret Service agents bum rushed the stunned four star out of the Oval Office, the President took the phone.
On a Florida golf course, the secure cell phone of the retired Marine everyone called â€œThe Wildmanâ€ rang, ruining his putt. The Wildman was a legend for his aggression, hence his nickname. President Obama had naturally felt it necessary to replace him with a more pliable, passive CENTCOM commander. He answered, then listened.
â€œGeneral, this is the President. We need you. I am ordering you off the retired list and back to active duty as CENTCOM commander, effective immediately. I want to see your plan for the total destruction of ISIS in 72 hours. Your rules of engagement are simple. Wipe them out.â€
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