"I'm playing for October-November ... to get us in a position where the presidential candidates will become comfortable about sustaining a presence."Actually, he was out of the country, in Iraq, this week. Lying to the troops that some might be home soon.
--George W. Bush to biographer Robert Draper
"Everything you said about Iraq yesterday, and everything you will say, is a deception for the purpose of this one cynical, unacceptable brutal goal -- perpetuating this war indefinitely," continued Olbermann. "War today! War tomorrow! War forever! ... A man with any self-respect, having inadvertently revealed such an evil secret, would have already resigned and fled the country."