Chimpy gave a series of interviews to representatives of the foreign press today in hopes of burnishing his image before he travels to the G8 meeting next week.
On to the interviews granted to the press from individual countries, starting with ZDF of Germany.
That’s Gets Us Off Oil
We’re driving a lot of our automobiles now with corn-based ethanol. That’s gets us off of oil, which is good for economic and national security, and it helps with the environment.
And I think the key thing is for Angela and me to work closely together to have a — when we can in dealing with Russia.
Fuck Off, Angela!
I don’t need any help dealing with Vladimir Putin, and he doesn’t need any help dealing with me.
Who Are The “Some”?
And it’s — you know, some have suggested, well, there’s no need to have relations with Russia. Well, I strongly disagree with that. I think it’s important for the U.S. and Russia to have relations.
A Worthy Worthy
First of all, I had a decent relationship with Gerhard Schroeder. I never bore any — look, there was a difference on Iraq, obviously, it was a clear difference on Iraq. But that didn’t cause me to say, well, Germany isn’t worthy as a worthy ally.