Fast and Loose he is But that commie rag called him out on it.

Lie: sharing oil revenues with the provinces” and allowing “former Baathists to rejoin Iraq’s military or receive government pensions.”

Fact: his statement ignored the fact that U.S. officials have been frustrated that none of those actions have been enshrined into law — and that reports from Baghdad this week indicated that a potential deal on sharing oil revenue is collapsing.

Lie: Bush also asserted that Baqubah, the capital of Diyala province, was once an al-Qaeda stronghold but that “today, Baqubah is cleared.”

Fact: on Aug. 27, the head of the State Department team in Diyala said the security situation was not stable, hampering access to food and energy

Lie: Bush also thanked “the 36 nations who have troops on the ground in Iraq.”

Fact: But the State Department’s most recent weekly report on Iraq said there are 25 countries supplying 11,685 troops — about 7 percent of the size of the U.S. forces.

Lie: The president also painted a relatively favorable picture of Baghdad, saying that a year ago much of it “was under siege” but that today “ordinary life is beginning to return.”

Fact: 2 million refugees.  1000 sectarian attacks a week, city is broken down by Sunni and Shia due to ethnic cleansing