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9:45 AM ET, October 13, 2007

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David S. Cloud / New York Times:
Former Top General in Iraq Faults Bush Administration  —  In a sweeping indictment of the four-year effort in Iraq, the former top American commander called the Bush administration's handling of the war incompetent and warned that the United States was "living a nightmare with no end in sight."
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Josh White / Washington Post:
Ex-Commander In Iraq Faults War Strategy  —  'No End in Sight,' Says Retired General Sanchez  —  Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, who led U.S. forces in Iraq for a year after the March 2003 invasion, accused the Bush administration yesterday of going to war with a "catastrophically flawed" …
Stars & Stripes:
Sanchez, former U.S. commander in Iraq, calls war 'a nightmare with no end in sight'  —  ARLINGTON, Va. - The former top commander of U.S. troops in Iraq slammed the handling of the war and gave a bleak assessment of the current situation in Iraq.  —  "There is no question that America …
David S. Cloud / New York Times:
Ex-Commander Says Iraq Effort Is 'a Nightmare'  —  In a sweeping indictment of the four-year effort in Iraq, the former top commander of American forces there called the Bush administration's handling of the war "incompetent" and said the result was "a nightmare with no end in sight."
Hindrocket / Power Line:
A TREE FALLS IN THE FOREST  —  If the Bush administration gets attacked, the press will report it.  But what if someone attacks the press?  If the attack goes unreported, did it ever really happen?  —  Today General Ricardo Sanchez gave a speech to the Military Reporters and Editors' annual conference …
Discussion: Captain's Quarters
Associated Press:
Ex-general: Iraq `nightmare' for US  —  ARLINGTON, Va. - The U.S. mission in Iraq is a "nightmare with no end in sight" because of political misjudgments after the fall of Saddam Hussein that continue today, a former chief of U.S.-led forces said Friday.  —  Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez …
Kelly Kennedy / Army Times:
Ex-Iraq general blasts war planners, media
Discussion: The Jawa Report
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
The Trivial Pursuit  —  Yesterday began with the gratifying news that Al Gore, derided by George H.W. Bush as the "Ozone Man," had won the Nobel Peace Prize.  —  The first thing media types wanted to know was whether this would prompt Mr. Gore to elbow his way into the presidential campaign.
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Washington Post:
Former CEO Says U.S. Punished Phone Firm  —  Qwest Feared NSA Plan Was Illegal, Filing Says  —  A former Qwest Communications International executive, appealing a conviction for insider trading, has alleged that the government withdrew opportunities for contracts worth hundreds of millions …
JoinRudy2008:
RUDY GIULIANI ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL FOREIGN POLICY ADVISORS  —  The Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee today announced additional members of Mayor Giuliani's foreign policy team, including Dr. Ruth Wedgwood, an internationally-renowned legal and United Nations expert, as a member …
James W. Ceaser / Weekly Standard:
The Stupid Party  —  How the Democrats earned the epithet previously reserved for Republicans.  —  Twice during the past half century, the Democratic party has faced a challenge from its left wing.  In the late 1960s, it was the mass movement of the New Left that rose up to defy the party's liberal-progressive core.
Discussion: Power Line
The Corner:
Thy Will Be Done  —  Good Catholics support government-run health care, or at least the expansion of SCHIP, say some activists in Detroit—and it sure sounds like the archdiocese office is egging them on:
Discussion: Detroit News and If I Ran the Zoo
New York Post:
UNFIT TO PRINT?  —  Every major daily paper in New York took note of President Bush's deci sion to bestow the first Medal of Honor of Operation Enduring Freedom on Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy - a Long Islander who gave his life for his country and his fellow SEALs.  —  Every paper but one, that is.
Andrew Sullivan / The Atlantic Online:
On Ezra Klein  —  I can't say I read him very often but I came across this chilling post of his from last week.  It's an attack on any independent thought outside of the situational demands of a political coalition.  It is a full-throated and not-even-regretful support for the subjugation …
Fox News:
Lawmakers Trade Accusations Over NASCAR Vaccinations Story  —  WASHINGTON — Going to NASCAR?  Are your inoculation records up to date?  Have you had all your shots?  —  Most fans would probably think that a homeland security emergency at a NASCAR race would take the form of a terror attack.
 
 
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