Hodes did not even wait for Gen. Petraeus to finish his testimony before releasing a statement insisting that U.S. forces be "swiftly" withdrawn. His office says he had an advance copy of the general's prepared remarks. But he ought to know by now that the real meat in congressional testimony comes out in the questioning, not in the prepared text. He had made up his mind before Gen. Petraeus even spoke.
Sunday, April 13, 2008
From the Union Leader
The Union Leader this morning calls out Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes: