Backtrack Time For Kennedy?

Some of the sharpest criticism yet of the Bush Administration's policy in Iraq came last week from a familiar adversary, Ted Kennedy. In an interview with the AP, the Massachusetts Senator called the war a "fraud" that was "made up in Texas" to give the President a political boost. Even more provocatively, Kennedy raised questions about where the money being spent on Iraq is actually going. He cited a Congressional Budget Office report showing that only $2.5 billion of the $4 billion being spent each month on the war can be accounted for, and said the rest of the money is...

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