IS PRESIDENT BUSH CLUELESS?….Over at Obsidian Wings, Hilzoy notes that conservative bloggers were predictably scathing toward Joe Biden’s op-ed in the Washington Post calling for “specific goals and a timetable for achieving each one” in Iraq. Comments ranged from “clueless” to “fundamentally wrong” to bits of random kindergarten name calling (from Hugh, natch).

But then, surprise! The White House released a statement saying that “Sen. Biden described a plan remarkably similar to the administration’s plan to fight and win the war on terror.”

Does this mean that President Bush is also “clueless” and “fundamentally wrong”? There is a strange silence from the conservo-sphere. Just goes to show how dangerous it is when you blog before you know the talking points.