When the accused soldiers were finally removed from the base, he thought his troubles were over.'TPMtv: YearlyKos Full Coverage' - Talking Points Memo.
And then he was sitting in a crowded Iraqi canteen with hundreds of soldiers and Donald Rumsfeld came on the television to thank Joe Darby by name for handing in the photographs.
"I don't think it was an accident because those things are pretty much scripted," Mr Darby says.
'Wesley Clark to Bush: "Stop Hiding Behind David Petraeus!"' - Steven Clemons - The Washington Note.
It's probably late in the day for Wesley Clark to get into the race, but the various Democratic presidential competitors would find it well worth their time to learn from Clark who can both get beyond vapid, binary responses on foreign policy issues and still give a straight answer.