For Monday: Scotty Said Ask Dick Cheney!

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 a

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."

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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.


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