In which some of the week’s top stories are given theme songs.
Democrats are impressed with General Petraeus’s shiny medals, before he proceeds, as expected, to catapult the propaganda about the war.
Even Democrats who despise the war policy were deferential in the face of the general’s even-keeled demeanor and his shiny silver stars, four to a shoulder. “He’s one of the best,” said Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton of Missouri, who ran proceedings in the ornate hearing room and ordered a succession of protesters ejected when they shouted their anger at the war.
Bush speaks to the nation, to catapult the propaganda about the war.
Alan Greenspan blames Bush for the fiscal disaster he had helped Bush create.
Abu Gonzales goes away.