Monday, February 12, 2007

Opinion (Helene Cooper): Blame 'Fill-In-The-Blank' for Iraq

THE blame game on Iraq seems to be reaching a peak. The surest sign is that people inside the Beltway have started to proclaim loudly that they’re not looking to assign any blame.

“This is not at all a finger-pointing exercise,” Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, helpfully told a Senate panel on Tuesday as he explained that other federal agencies weren’t shouldering their responsibility for sending civilians to help out in Iraq.

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