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Friday, September 29, 2006

The president's man

Posted By on Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 5:30 AM

Bob Woodward, the famed Washington Post reporter who in recent years has been White House scribe, trading flattering books for privileged access, has apparently nipped the hands feeding him in his new book.

The White House ignored an urgent warning in September 2003 from a top Iraq adviser who said that thousands of additional American troops were desperately needed to quell the insurgency there, according to a new book by Bob Woodward, the Washington Post reporter and author. The book describes a White House riven by dysfunction and division over the war.

On the other hand, what was he going to do, say everything was rosy?

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