Doolittle on Bush’s Desperation Not To Go To Baghdad

Jerome Doolittle, who was a press officer during the Carter administration, has an interesting take on Bush’s recent Baghdad-airport photo op: A chickenhawk’s Thanksgiving. An excerpt:

By the time President Bush finally left his house in Crawford for the airport — behind the limousine’s tinted glass and disguised by a baseball cap pulled down over his face — he had shopped his concerns to his chief of staff, his pilot, the secret service, his military commanders, his wife, and his two daughters.

But nobody had given him the answer he was looking for.

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