The President’s surreal episode with his umbrella yesterday seemed completely fitting. With the naming of the new interim leaders in Iraq, it’s as if a magical wind has blown through Washington carrying all his troubles away. Suddenly Bush is ebullient. He’s turned the corner. And now he’s off to Europe to claim victory. Again.
(image 1: Reuters 6/2 6:46 pm ET; image 2: AFP 6/2 3:45 pm ET; image 3: Reuters 6/1 9:03 pm ET)