The president slipped out of town for a long weekend in Maine before the Senate delivered the final blow to his immigration bill, but it wasn't the only setback that might put a damper on his seaside getaway with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In the space of a single short week, Bush was hit with more Republican defections on Iraq, more bad news from the battlefield, more subpoenas from a hostile Congress, a new assault on his signature education plan and embarrassing disclosures about his vice president.
He also found himself in a fight over executive privilege that begs comparisons to Richard Nixon's legal battles during the Watergate scandal. Read more
at: McClatchy Washington Bureau
Friday, June 29, 2007
Walking and Quacking Like a Lame Duck
Picture from McClatchy Washington Bureau
Not much personal editorializing from me, except to say it's about damned time. Read on.