In the Cocoon

IN THE COCOON….Let me get this straight. President Bush thinks Don Rumsfeld is doing a fantastic job in Iraq (“I’m pleased with the progress we’re making”) and Majority Leader John Boehner agrees. The problems ? if there are any ? are the fault of the generals on the ground, not Rumsfeld. The man’s a rock.

It’s a looking glass world out there in GOP-land, isn’t it?

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