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In an interview on NBC-TV’s “Today” show broadcast to coincide with Monday’s start of the Republican National Convention in New York, Bush said retreating from the war on terror “would be a disaster for your children.”’
“You cannot show weakness in this world today because the enemy will exploit that weakness,” he said. “It will embolden them and make the world a more dangerous place.”
When asked “Can we win?” the war on terror, Bush said, “I don’t think you can win it. But I think you can create conditions so that the — those who use terror as a tool are — less acceptable in parts of the world.” [my emphasis]
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So you squandered all those lives in a fruitless war? Fuck you very much, you low-life, piece of shit, asshole.
Andy Card (WH Chief of Staff) is on with Scarborough now, trying to spin President Clueless' idiot remark before it gets out of hand. I hope it gets out of hand.