05/24/2007 11:39 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"He's Hiding, and We're Looking"

That's President Bush, from today's news conference, answering a question on the whereabouts of Osama bin Ladin. He repeatedly defended the Iraq War as a means of preventing al Qaeda from using that nation as a haven. The word not spoken, by either the President or the still-somnabulistic press corps, was Pakistan--where he is hiding, and where he has established a haven.