W. Won't Read This - New York Times: "Mr. Murtha told Rolling Stone that the administration's deafness had doomed Iraq: 'Everything we did was mishandled. Plans that the military and the State Department had in place - they ignored 'em. The military tells me that when they were planning the invasion, the administration wouldn't let one of the primary three-star generals in the room.'
The president's bubble requires constant care. It's not easy to keep out huge tragedies like Katrina, or flawed policies like Iraq. As Newsweek noted, a foreign diplomat 'was startled when Secretary of State Rice warned him not to lay bad news on the president. 'Don't upset him,' she said.'
Heaven forbid. Don't burst his bubble. "