A little something from the sketchbook.
On the approval of Robert Gates as US Defence Secretary.
Today’s report from the Iraq Study Group, should be interesting, by the way, but possibly, some reports say, for the things it didn’t mention rather than the things it did.
My favourite bit of reporting on the issue I’ve heard today is this seemingly non-controversial thing:
Mr Bush has previously indicated he will look closely at, but not necessarily follow, the suggestions of the group.
Here’s a man in the most dire need of rescue, trying desperately to make it look like he doesn’t really need the help of the life raft that has come to his aid.