Putting the Blame on Norm

Congressional Democrats are seething over NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF's condemnation of Washington "fairies" who exaggerated the dangers of war. Many legislators contend that during a Riyadh briefing last autumn, the general emphasized the strength of the Iraqi army and predicted as many as 20,000 U.S. casualties. "This guy contributed in no small degree to the Democratic opposition to the war," complains a Senate staffer.

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