Monday, May 07, 2007


Newt's discovered the problem.

"The problem is not broad strategy and policy, it's that the bureaucracy is so inefficient and there's been so little follow-up that the machine doesn't work," former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said. He believes red tape in Washington is the biggest obstacle to winning in Iraq.

This is about the search for the "war czar," because neither the Commander in Chief, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Secretary of Defense, nor the National Security Adviser is capable of cutting through that bureaucracy over 6 years into the Bush presidency and over 4 years into this war.