"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Newsweek and Fineman

They have the first official MSM analysis of the impact the President's speech and/or news conference today might have. Bottom line?  Sound and fury, signifying nothing.

Fineman: Bush's Bad 'Benchmark' Strategy

Remember Al Gore’s mysterious “lock box?” Well, I have a new item to nominate for the Museum of Inert Campaign Rhetoric: “Benchmarks.” The president says that they are the keys to victory in Iraq. But if I’m a struggling Republican candidate—buffeted by winds of anger and confusion over the war—I’m not sure “benchmarks” will insure MY [...]

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