Tuesday, December 05, 2006

"No, sir."

The first question that was asked of Robert Gates at his confirmation hearing, by Carl Levin, was, "Why is the United States in Iraq?"

His answer: "No, sir."

That's pretty much everybody except for George W. Bush. Reality must not intrude on the boy's bubble.

UPDATE: Think Progress pointed this out:

Just weeks ago, President Bush expressed the opposite position. From 10/25/06:

REPORTER: Are we winning?

PRESIDENT BUSH: Absolutely, we’re winning.

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