Could anyone have foreseen this? –Just about.

· dKo journal, Edgewise, Paleoblogs

Washington Post
Without ever using the words “mistake” or “error,” Bush said the administration miscalculated by clearing insurgents out of a city and then moving onto another assignment, only to allow enemy forces to retake control.
Could anyone have foreseen this? Just about anyone. However, it is never fair to criticize Mr. Bush for mistakes not made within the last 24 hours.