Ready for the completely "out of step" retort? (Bad pun totally intended.)
Bush: Clearly, one of the most important parts of my job because of 9/11 was to defend the security of the American people. There have been no attacks since I have been president, since 9/11. One of the major theaters against al Qaeda turns out to have been Iraq. This is where al Qaeda said they were going to take their stand. This is where al Qaeda was hoping to take ...
Raddatz: But not until after the U.S. invaded.
Bush: Yeah, that's right. So what?Yeah, there's more, and no doubt your wingnut friends will say you need to read/see the whole train wreck in context. In context, Bush just tries his old filibuster intimidation tactic he's used so many times when he tries to run out the clock with memorized talking points.
As far as I'm concerned, it is what it is. The post hoc rationalization continues as if hundreds of thousands of people didn't die at Bush's hand. He's not responsible, stuff happens, whatever, who cares.
I wonder in the inner place where my dreams become pink bunnies and pony rides if that's how Bush will answer the charges against him at The Hague. "So What?"
Wow. Just, wow.