STEPHANOPOULOS: ... the generals were divided over Iraq. The president said no to several of the generals. He said yes to others. VANDEN HEUVEL: I think McChrystal crossed the line. And the leaks, the leaks, you know, the Bob Woodward leak, boxing in a president. DOWD: I think anybody who would say that President Bush was weak in the Iraq policy and Donald Rumsfeld was weak in the Iraq policy didn't say that the generals made those decisions. They say that the secretary of defense, Donald Rumsfeld, made those decisions and the president of the United States and Dick Cheney made those decisions. STEPHANOPOULOS: And my guess is that even General McChrystal agrees that he's not going to -- that it was probably a mistake to go out there and give the speech and go to the Q&A. We probably will not be seeing any more speeches before the president makes a decision.
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