Mad Magazine

The fact that a top US General at war would think inviting a Rolling Stone reporter to hang out with him for two weeks was a good idea is something out of Mad Magazine or a Kubrick movie - in short - it's sort of Sixties/ Seventies retro, and inherently funny, in a Vietnam/Nixon era sort of way.  As one aid to Obama asked: what was he thinking?  To which the reply surely must be: what, me worry?