BLOODBATH IN THE OVAL OFFICE….George Bush met with 11 members of his own party today. Apparently it wasn’t pretty:

It was, in the words of one of the parties, the “most unvarnished conversation they’ve ever had with the president.” Another member said he has met with three presidents and never been so candid. They told the president, and one said, “My district is prepared for defeat. We need candor, we need honesty, Mr. President.”….”The word about the war and its progress cannot come from the White House or even you, Mr. President. There is no longer any credibility. It has to come from General Petraeus.”

Well, they have the diagnosis right. Now let’s see if they can connect the dots.