You read it here last summer. When it came to Iraq, the November election would mean nothing to President Bush, no matter how it went. Neither would realities on the ground there. He fully intends to press ahead even as his approval ratings press toward single digits.
Nicholas F. Benton: Jimmy Carter
With much fanfare, NBC-TV News officially determined this week to call the “sectarian strife” in Iraq now a civil war, and who besides George Bush and anyone else with their own political skin tacked to a garage door, can say otherwise?