The Corner

Prediction

Bush will help himself at this press conference. It turns out, as the dust has settled, that the worst effect of the Foley scandal was that it blotted Bush out for a week and half and kept him from making the case on Iraq at a crucial time (NIE, Woodward, etc). It will help that Bush is back out there, with the media now paying attention again.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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