Generals finally speak out
Last updated 5/17/2007 at Noon
This week eleven House Republicans met with President Bush to say that the politics of the Iraq War are no longer tenable. These were not the anti-war fringe Republicans but, until now, loyal to the White House position. They said the president is no longer credible about his predictions about the war and that it’s time to face facts. As a result, Bush uncharacteristically agreed to benchmarks, requiring positive actions by the Iraqi government, as part of the funding bill now in Congress. This is something Democrats have been seeking for years.
In another under-reported story, more than...