Actually, the timing was entirely about the president's pride and ego - certainly not about the troops, or the war. Bush preferred to keep his inerrant leader image intact rather than do all he could to retain the Congress or win the war. Such pride almost always cometh before a mid-term realignment.
Friday, November 10, 2006
Quote if the day
Andrew Sullivan demonstrates he has an amazing grasp of the obvious when discussing the timing of Rumsfeld's firing.