Probably. But still, Bush actually apologized!!! No, wait. That's an exaggeration. He took responsibility, that's it. I'm thinking, "DUH!!!"
"Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me," Bush said.
Yeah, well, we knew that. Thank you, so much, for the clarification. *rolls eyes*
He said that "to step back now would force a collapse of the Iraqi
government, tear that country apart and result in mass killings on an
Yeah, and I agree with that. However, I wonder if he realizes that many people don't care any more. Now, that doesn't say much for American empathy/apathy...but, again, we pretty much knew that.
The only encouraging thing about all this...
But he offered a concession to Congress — the establishment of a bipartisan working group to formalize regular consultations on Iraq. He said he was open to future exchanges and better ideas.
Now, does he mean it? Will it work? I don't know. And, I doubt it. Frankly, I don't trust the new Congress any more than I trust the old Congress, or the President for that matter. Their all smarmy, schmucky, and corrupted by their own affluence-at-the-expense-of-our-nation thinking.
Mostly, it's just politics as usual. Bored now.