Thursday, August 30, 2007

Getting It Straight

Here's one you really do want to take a moment to read tonight.  It puts so much of what we've been talking about into perfect perspective.

Jon Soltz: Military "just isn't willing to go along for the ride" with Bush on Iraq anymore

Jon Soltz from VoteVets has a must-read post over Huffington analyzing the three very recent news items about Iraq. Those include: 1) the GAO report "that finds, more or less, that Iraq is in chaos" and challenges the underpinnings of Bush's claims of success; 2) the McClatchy news article that indicates military leaders won't make a single recommendation about the war to Bush; and 3) the shocking revelation that the Secretary of Defense was not told about the additional request for $50 billion in Iraq spending. Yes, Gates didn't even know. Think Progress has the video of Gates on FOX News. Soltz explains the dire impact these three developments are having on the U.S. military and the Iraq war effort: [...]

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