Who Breaks Worse

I think things would be so much easier if President Bush could run for a third term. This would make the 2008 presidential election picture at least a little bit clearer anyway.  Think of it this way, if Bush was capable of running for a third term, I doubt he would still opt to step down.  As a result, the...

The Full Bush Blitz

Last night, the President of the United States addressed the nation.  He did so on the premise that based on the advice of commanders on the ground, specifically that of General David Petraeus, he was going to make his final decision on what to do in Iraq.  I liveblogged the speech here, and you can catch a...

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Adding to the polling data that already exists , Rasmussen Reports released a poll reinforcing the fact that Americans largely don’t trust the upcoming Patraeus report, with only 39% believing that the report will actually reflect the general’s opinions on the situation on the ground. Another...

Bremer: Iraqi Army? What Iraqi Army?

As part of his determination to not be thrown under the bus by the Bush administration, former head of the CPA in Iraq has penned his defense in an Op-Ed for the New York Times entitled, How I Didn’t Dismantle Iraq’s Army.  If only it were true… The situation came about when it became...

Mixed Progress In Iraq, Dems Willing To Compromise

One thing that is maddeningly clear is that had Bush shown half as much competence in Iraq as he has in selling the Iraq War, it is very possible that we might not be in the jam we currently are in.  Indeed, as we get closer to the iconic Patraeus report, it is becoming clear that while some Republicans are...

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