Saturday, May 15, 2004
"'We have already failed,' retired Lt. Gen. William Odom, a former director of the National Security Agency, said Thursday on NBC's 'Today' show. 'Staying in longer makes us fail worse . . . I think we've passed the chances not to fail. And now we are in the situation where we have to limit the damage'" (William Douglas, James Kuhnhenn and Sumana Chatterjee/Knight Ridder, "Bush Administration under Increasing Fire for Iraq Policy," April 29, 2004).