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Gates Says We're Not Winning In Iraq

During the Gates hearing this morning, Carl Levin asked him this simple question. Levin: Mr. Gates, do you believe that we are currently winning in

gates-levin.jpg During the Gates hearing this morning, Carl Levin asked him this simple question.

Levin: Mr. Gates, do you believe that we are currently winning in Iraq?

Gates: No, sir.

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Steve finds that Bush and Snow have a different opinion on Iraq...

George W. Bush, six weeks ago:

Q: Are we winning?

BUSH: Absolutely, we’re winning...read on

He also says we'll need troops there for a long time---although it could be with a dramatically smaller force. Will the right wingers complain that Gates has emboldened the enemy by stating the obvious truth in Iraq?

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