Sunday, June 19, 2005

Last Throe

So, who should we believe? Five deferment "other plans" Dick Cheney or the US commander in Baghdad:

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."