Breaking: Bush to Receive More Than One Point of View From Advisers

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McClatchy reports that since the Pentagon can’t agree on what to do about Iraq (and who can, really?), top military leaders will be giving their (presumably different) opinions to President Bush separately. After hearing what his Joint Chiefs, Defense Secretary, assorted generals, and much-touted “commanders in the field” have to say, the president will have “a decision to make,” in the words of a Pentagon spokesman. Perfect for the The Decider!

And I bet you can guess what he’ll decide…

— Nick Baumann

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