Source Pravda.Ru

Bush supporters cite Iraq speeches as start of rebound

In a round of speeches on Iraq, President &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/15932_Bush.htm' target=_blank>George W. Bush is combining fresh expressions of steely resolve with sobering acknowledgments of how unexpectedly hard the task has been.

While his detractors say the president has offered no new initiatives, his supporters say the president's two-week speaking blitz is helping to turn public opinion in his favor and putting Democrats on the defensive.