Speaking of which, Drudge is reporting that “President Bush will be speak to the nation at 9pm ET…”
UPDATE (7:26 PST): Obviously, Bush went on at 10:15 EST, not at 9:00. And we’ve apparently launched cruise missles–or guided bombs from F-117 stealth fighters at a target–possibly senior Iraqi officials–in Baghdad.
I loved Bush’s lines that “This will not be a campaign of half measures” and that “we will accept no outcome but victory”. In other words–this will not be Vietnam part II.
UPDATE (7:55 PST): Here’s the text of Bush’s speech.
UPDATE: (8:15 PST): Here’s an AP article about the opening salvo.