Sunday, August 31, 2008

NYT still does not "get it"

NYTimes highlighted an article Troop ‘Surge’ Took Place Amid Doubt and Debate
Why put the quotes on it. Don't you think this successful policy was a surge?
When President Bush speaks to the Republican convention on Monday, he is expected to tout the "surge" of forces in Iraq as one of his proudest achievements. But that decision, one of his most consequential as commander in chief, was made only after months of tumultuous debate within the administration,
Rumsfeld did not like it, and there were probably other Rumsfeld supporters, but Bush made the right decision, and I wish he had made it much earlier.
according to still-secret memorandums
What is the NYT doing reporting on them if they are secret?
and interviews with a broad range of current and former officials.

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