"I'm interested in winning. I want to defeat the terrorists. And I want our troops to come home," the president said. "But I don't want them to come how without having achieved victory. We've got a strategy for victory."Is the greatest Military Leader EVER! Channelling Tricky Dick Or What?
"People don't want me making decisions based on politics," the president said. "They want me making decisions based on the recommendations of our generals on the ground. And that's exactly who I'll be listening to."
[ cf YahooNews ]
I know that for those who may not recall when Tricky Dick was running as the Peace Candidate Who Wanted to Bring the Troops Home, and Wanted to Win Total Victory, this may seem like a novel experience. But Hey. It's De JaVue all over again...
One has to wonder if the Greatest Military Leader EVER! had taken the postion of listening to his military commanders, and not embarked upon the mere politically possible, what course the current WhateverOnWhomever would be at this point.