Thursday, June 21, 2007

You've Got to be Kidding

Still, it'll make David Broder very happy.

WASHINGTON -- The Iraq Study Group may be coming back.

The House adopted legislation Thursday to revive the bipartisan panel of prominent former U.S. officials who last year said President Bush should change course on the war.

A new assessment by the panel would offer lawmakers an independent alternative to an administration progress report due in September. And because the panel is unlikely to suggest U.S. combat troops remain in Iraq in large numbers, its recommendations could provide political cover for Republicans who want Bush to start bringing troops home.

No wonder everyone hates Congress.