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6) One of his leading biographers provides a quick, unflattering pen portrait: "Although in moments of reflection conscious of his inadequacies, in action he could be rash, brash, impolitic, over-self-confident.
DEFENCE Secretary Ash Carter's recent assessment of Iraqi security forces was impolitic and true, and rarely voiced by senior officials.
US] Defence Secretary Ashton Carter's recent assessment of Iraqi security forces was impolitic and true, and rarely voiced by senior officials," said the New York Times in an editorial.
Elsewhere his impolitic humour takes aim at an oblivious North America that pretends class differentiation was left behind long ago.
Stanley McCrystal was fired in 2010 by Obama as commander in Afghanistan after his staff made impolitic remarks to a Rolling Stone reporter, Petraeus was brought in to replace him.
But it also would be impolitic for Brown to appear to be prematurely grabbing the reins, they said.
Apart from some nihil laryngitis, my last job left no impolitic lint on my aspirations.
Impolitic as it was, Vanderbilt's comment embodied the business and political philosophy of the monied classes of the Gilded Age.
Murkowski probably could get a bill out of her committee if she pushed really hard, but that would be terribly impolitic because then she would be putting (new Senate Majority Leader) Mitch McConnell, and potentially some of her colleagues, in a difficult position, " says Kevin Book, a policy analyst at ClearView Energy Partners.
It would have been impolitic in that moment for Folmsbee to point out that his pad-and-pencil-wielding videographers also captured pictures superior to those produced by traditional TV cameramen.
Impolitic recent statements by Vice President Joseph Biden testify further to the astounding bias in the Obama administration against America's traditional friends in the Middle East.
Insulting the intelligence of the electorate may seem impolitic, but it is a common theme among public officials.
And now I'm being asked about nakedness, the page not far from the blank- white open of the bedsheet, in that they're both a space for what's impolitic.
In hindsight, it was perhaps impolitic for the Western countries to try to frustrate, even stop, the land reform programme the way they did, knowing that land reform is necessary if countries suffering from skewed land tenure systems are to achieve prosperity for all.
th ]Annual Top 10 PR Blunders List, compiled by Fineman PR, features blunders by organizations that were impolitic, inappropriate, indelicate, insincere, ill-advised, and all of them preventable.