Washington—Concerned about the appearance of disarray
and feuding within his administration as well as growing resistance
to his policies in Iraq, President Bush—living up to his recent
declaration that he is in charge—told his top officials to “stop
the leaks” to the media, or else.
News of Bush's order leaked almost immediately.
Bush told his senior aides Tuesday that he “didn't want to see
any stories” quoting unnamed administration officials in the media
anymore, and that if he did, there would be consequences, said a
senior administration official who asked that his name not be
orders officials to stop the leaks
Just when I was beginning to dispair that things are only going to get
worse, life starts to imitate The Onion and I just have to sit back
and enjoy the show. With open antagonism between Condi Rice and Donald
Rumsfeld, Rove being outed, and now leaks from unnamed top administration
officials, it looks to me that the Bush Administration is
slowly disintegrating before our eyes.
Not that that's a bad thing.
But the Onion staff have to be pulling their hair out as real life is
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