Meanwhile, buried in the back pages of the world's popular press was this from the International Herald Tribune (which is wholly owned by the NY Times): Colonel David Sutherland of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division … said Saturday that all 5,000 of his troops would be gone by mid-December.
Wait. What? 5,000 US troops will be rotating home? Did you know that?
No, of course not. Why? Because it reflects well on … George Bush.