Whatever It Takes
This is a positive Bush article. I rarely see a plausibly positive Bush article, so I had to throw this in. Brooks claims that the Bush group knows they've screwed up in Iraq and they're adjusting -- even while claiming everything is going as predicted.
So they're brutally cynical, but realistic. Hey, that's positive.
He also casually sinks another knife into Rumsfeld. It must be getting hard to find an un-knifed spot.