The Corner

re: Dissing Petraeus

A Hill reporter e-mails:

The Democratic leaders are laying it on thick. I was at a press conference this afternoon with Reid, Schumer, Durbin and Murray. They referred to the Petraeus Report as the “Bush Report” about a half-dozen times. Reid even went so far as to correct a reporter when she called it the Petraeus Report. “You mean the Bush Report don’t you?” he said.

They must really want the report to come across in the press as administration hackwork rather than an honest assessment of the situation in Iraq.

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