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Yep, thanks for the link. :)

I'm inclined to think that anyone with his success and media profile will inevitably have jealous rivals who think he's a show pony, and that they'd be lining up to stick in daggers now he's down.

So maybe the article is credible, or maybe not, but this kind of thing was always going to to be written regardless of the facts. I'd put far more stock in his undisputable military achievements, which are perfectly sufficient to explain his media profile on their own.

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