The next 24 to 48 hours will be quite ... interesting, to say the least. Here, from his spokesman, is Gen. Stanley McChrystal's apology for the Rolling Stone article:

"I extend my sincerest apology for this profile. It was a mistake reflecting poor judgment and should never have happened. Throughout my career, I have lived by the principles of personal honor and professional integrity. What is reflected in this article falls far short of that standard. I have enormous respect and admiration for President Obama and his national security team, and for the civilian leaders and troops fighting this war, and I remain committed to ensuring
its successful outcome."