A LOOK BACK….Local boy Chris Marcil surveys the Iraq war for the New York Times from the perspective of, um, several days later:
I’ll always remember where I must have been when I heard the news on the radio ? the announcement that President Bush would, later, announce that the war in Iraq was just short of the technical legal definition of victory. I must have been near Jonathan’s office ? I was at work, and Jonathan’s assistant listens to NPR for some reason. “This changes everything,” I think I said. “Stupid pledge drive,” replied Jonathan’s assistant.
It’s truly been an unforgettable six weeks, hasn’t it?