6/16 White House Gaggle
Q Well, I'm just wondering what the metric is for measuring the defeat of the insurgency.
McCLELLAN: Well, you can go back and look at the Vice President's remarks. I think he talked about it.
General William Webster, the U.S. commander for Baghdad, said on Saturday a month-long sweep known as Operation Lightning had halved the number of car bombings in the capital. But he added: "Certainly saying anything about 'breaking the back' or 'about to reach the end of the line' or those kinds of things do not apply to the insurgency at this point."
Somehow Gen. Webster missed the memo. John says that Mr. Cheney was caught lying by our senior military brass. Duncan says: who should we believe that Five deferment "other plans" Dick Cheney or the US commander in Baghdad.