Friday, December 23, 2005

Rummy's Trickery

So, now, Rummy claims he'll do the popular thing by withdrawing some troops? Just recently he pumped up the numbers of troops serving in Iraq, so he could then reduce them and receive faint praise for his holiday "generosity." As the NY Times article reports (Read it here.), he raised the troop levels to above 160,000 recently. In other words, he had to increase the numbers in order to reduce them.