"I can't think of a single modern president about to bequeath to his successor such a difficult agenda and such a damaged presidency."
[Crap, news conference day. I will cover the news conference coverage in a separate post.]
* The CIA reported the Maliki government was "unable to govern." Last year.
* NYTimes public editor on Bush name-dropping al Qaeda.
* White House blocks the revival of the Iraq Study Group.
* "Bush's commutation of a prison term for a former aide to Vice President Cheney did not play well with the public or even Republicans."
* The science of parking.
Today's most awesome headline: Giant badgers terrorise Iraqi port city (Courtesy judithiscariot.)
The BBC tries to top it with: "British blamed for Basra badgers"