However, there are significant differences to Hirst and Choe that help collapse the comparison.
I was quite specifically talking about the comparison between playing Heimdall on one day, and playing Mandela on the next.
Pundits have mused about the Eisenhower-Petraeus comparison before, but the Afghanistan slugfest gives it new relevance.
mid-14c., from Old French comparaison (12c.), from Latin comparationem (nominative comparatio), noun of action from past participle stem of comparare "make equal with, liken, bring together for a contest," literally "to couple together, to form in pairs," from com- "with" (see com-) + parare "prepare" (see pare).