But the most impolitic thing that McChrystal himself said was that he feels hectored by Richard Holbrooke.
The man is uncivil and impolitic, rough-hewn enough for leather fringe and dung-crusted boots.
I've argued that term is inartful, impolitic and also, as Pletka points out, imprecise because of Christian pro-Israel sentiment.
Yes, branding roughly half the nation as lazy, entitled parasites is impolitic.
From Netanyahu's right, Israeli politicians delivered some impolitic straight-shooting.
It is often impolitic to object to the admission of evidence, even when the objection may be sustained by previous rulings.
The next moment he realized that he had said what, of all things, was the most impolitic.
But, besides being an act of lawlessness, it was the most impolitic thing that the people could have done.
Macchiavelli censures the Signory's conduct of this affair as impolitic.
It wouldn't do, of course, to advertise for a corrupt physician; that would be impolitic.