In light of the report’s stark warning that the situation in Iraq was “grave and deteriorating,”
Mr. Bush came close to acknowledging mistakesthe Bullshitter showed just how delusional he is. “You wanted frankness — I thought we would succeed quicker than we did,” the president said to a British reporter who asked for candor. “And I am disappointed by the pace of success.”
That’s from the fourth graph of the lead front-page story in this morning’s print edition of The New York Times — with our bold-face phrase subbed in, of course, per the postscript to yesterday’s item, Here We Go Again.