WaPo headline: "Bush Goes On Offensive To Explain War Strategy"
Yup. Another series of speeches to hand-picked audiences. Again.
“Bush supporters cite Iraq speeches as start of rebound” [AP, 12/13/05]
“Bush vows victory, not retreat; Speech gives strategy for winning Iraq war, rejects exit timetable” [Toledo Blade, 12/1/05]
“Bush Goes on the Offensive Against Critics of War in Iraq” [Los Angeles Times, 11/12/05]
“In Speech, Bush To Get Specific On Iraq Strategy” [Boston Globe, 6/28/05]
“President spotlights Iraq war successes; Bush plans summer offensive to tout progress against insurgency” [Fresno Bee, 6/19/05]
“Bush to define Iraq strategy in major speeches” [Washington Times, 5/22/04]
“President spotlights Iraq war successes; Bush plans summer offensive to tout progress against insurgency” [Washington Post, 10/12/03]
I think Bush might have a harder time pulling together his hand-picked audiences this time, though.