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White House Make A Mistake.

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The media said that they were surprise Saturday morning when the White House distributed an article by Reuters that offered an endorsement of Senator Barack Obama’s Iraq policy by the leader of Iraq. The headline ran over a story about an interview of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki in the German magazine Der Spiegel, in which he expressed support for the senator’s plan to withdraw American combat brigades from Iraq over the next 16 months. Mr. Maliki told a Reuters reporter “That, he think that would be the right time frame for a withdrawal, with the possibility of slight changes.” Turns out it was a mistake by the White House clipping service, which had intended to distribute it internally but instead sent it to thousands signed up to receive the administration’s press releases, transcripts, statements and other documents, drawing attention to an interview that might otherwise have received less. The timing compounded the mistake. It came a day after the White House a…