Thursday, December 21, 2006

Bush vs. America, the army and reality

"The business about how I would listen to the commanders on the ground? Sorry, that was bullshit, too."

The debate over sending more U.S. troops to Iraq intensified yesterday as President Bush signaled that he will listen but not necessarily defer to balky military officers, while Gen. John P. Abizaid, his top Middle East commander and a leading skeptic of a so-called surge, announced his retirement. - Washington Post

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