GOI: What a surprise--Propaganda Minister George W. Bush is still full of shit!! BUT--BUT--BUT--I thought Bush listened to his "Generals on the ground???" How silly of me. Of course we know that dumbya only listens to those he agrees with.
Meanwhile the main Sunni Arab political bloc quit the Iraqi cabinet on the day before the parliament went into recess for a month:
"This is probably the most serious political crisis we have faced since the passage of the constitution. If unresolved the implications are grave," the remaining deputy prime minister, Barhim Salih, a Kurd, told Reuters.
Their withdrawal may have little practical effect on a government already paralyzed by infighting. The Shi'ite bloc of radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr withdrew in April.
But the withdrawal was a blow to reconciliation efforts: luring the large Sunni bloc into government had been hailed as a major achievement when Maliki took power last year.
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