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antiimperialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-18-07 06:12 PM
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The Waiting Game
By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer,Aug. 17th, 2007


We've heard the phrase so many times in recent months that it's become like a mantra: the Petraeus report.

The president's plea was simple: Everyone was supposed to hold their fire until David Petraeus, the general he picked to run the war, delivered his report in mid-September. Anything less would be undermining Petraeus, short-circuiting the surge, and prejudging the outcome before our brave fighting men and women had a chance to test the new strategy

Or was it just a way for the White House to quiet the critics and buy a few months?

Now it turns out the Petraeus report won't actually be written by Petraeus. It will be produced by . . . the White House. That's right, the very same folks who brought you this war that has dragged on for more than four bloody years, despite reassurances that the insurgency was in its last throes and so on.

Read entire story in the Washington Post.
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tom_paine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-18-07 06:39 PM
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1. Howie Kurtz: Criticizing the Royal Bushies? His wife will put a stop to that
No sex for him.

He will collapse and write an "apology" column jumping on the bandwagon to crush Edwards' supposed hypocrisy.
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