Beginning of the End?

War I like the way Phawker noted this MAJOR DEVELOPMENT with 4:37 a.m. clarity:

"BREAKING: The War Just Ended With An Anonymous Source Trial Balloon Floated In The New York Times."

David Sanger reports that White House officials fear Republican support for the war has crumbled to the point the president must get the jump on critics and announce a pullback from Iraq's most dangerous quarters.

"When you count up the votes that we’ve lost and the votes we’re likely to lose over the next few weeks, it looks pretty grim," said one senior official, who, like others involved in the discussions, would not speak on the record about internal White House deliberations.