The Corner

Quagmire Talk

Barry McCaffrey, NBC’s chief military analyst, has officially turned on the war plan. The plan was a “miscalculation.” Not enough troops. “I’ve been saying that for 6 months….” about the lack of ground support for Apache helicopters etc. McCaffrey’s a serious guy, and in his defense Katie Couric asked any numer of “How could we have miscalculated so badly?” type questions which made it dfficult for him not to sound fatalistic. But not a cheery report.

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