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Accepting Responsibility

Wednesday, December 14, 2005
In a speech today President Bush said what I said about a month ago. He said, "As president I am responsible for the decision to go into Iraq."

Wow.

Finally El Presidente has acknowledged that simple fact in front of the American people. This is, in my opinion, an admission that - right or wrong - the decision is made by the president. This doesn't weaken the presidency, it strengthens it - at least in my mind. Accepting mistakes and learning from them is something most of us learn in childhood.

So I'd like to commend the president for standing up and admitting certain mistakes.

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