From a speech Bush made in CA to some "business leaders," courtesy of Editor & Publisher:
Bush said he'd sat in a California church on Sunday near a mother and stepfather grieving for their son who had been killed in Iraq. "I also want to let you know that before you commit troops that you must do everything that you can to solve the problem diplomatically," he commented. "And I can look you in the eye and tell you I feel I tried to solve the problem diplomatically to the max and would have committed troops both in Afghanistan and Iraq, knowing what I know today."
Well, hey, as long as he tried diplomacy "to the max"--I know I feel better.
Why does he even PRETEND to know what the hell he's saying? I mean, just read the cue cards, listen to what Cheney is telling you to say through your hidden earpiece, and then get the hell out. Is that so f-ing hard? Do you really HAVE to show the world what a freaking moron you are, every single time you open your mouth???