Saturday, August 25, 2007

The Fix is In


General Petraeus has yet to report on progress in Iraq; nevertheless, Bush has already decided how he will respond to the General's assessment. We have also been told that the WH will "tweak" the report before it is made public...

Remind me again why we are even bothering to follow this drawn-out Kabuki set-piece when it's clear how the play will unfold? Plus the singing and dancing really suck.

No Big Shifts Planned After Report on Iraq -
CRAWFORD, Tex., Aug. 24 -- Despite political pressure for a change of course in Iraq, the White House hopes to keep in place its existing military strategy and troop levels there after the mid-September report from Army Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, administration officials said.
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