Bush: Flip to Flop in Under Ten Days

The 9/11 Commission’s report was issued on July 23. As CBS MarketWatch reports, it took less than ten days for Bush to reverse his early skeptical position and, bowing before the polls, embrace the panel’s principal recommendations:

WASHINGTON (CBS.MW) — President Bush said Monday he wants to overhaul the structure of the U.S. intelligence community by creating a position for a single individual to oversee a host of disparate spy shops.

The move is a shift for the administration, which was skeptical of the idea when the Sept. 11 commission recommended the overhaul in its 567-page report last month.