Yesterday, inMount Vernon, Virginia, during a brief presser with French President Nicholas Soarkozy.
If You Hadn’t Been Decapitated , Tortured With An Electric Drill And Shot In The Head, Or Blown To Bits
I don’t — you know, “quagmire” is an interesting word. If you lived in Iraq and had lived under a tyranny, you’d be saying, god, I love freedom — because that’s what’s happened.
And so I appreciate your leadership on that issue and I want to thank your Foreign Minister for — I don’t see your Foreign Minister. Look, the guy was here. Oh, there he is, yeah, next to — look, the President was blocking; next to Madam Rice.
PRESIDENT BUSH: Toby.
Q Mr. President —
PRESIDENT BUSH: Which one?
Q Both of you.
PRESIDENT BUSH: Get moving, will you?
The Risks Of You Trying To End Up
I believe it is important for us to send clear signals to the Iranian government that the free world understands the risks of you trying to end up with a nuclear weapon.
Proving The Negative
And, therefore, we will work together to try to find if there’s not rational people inside your government who are tired of isolation and who believe there’s a better way forward.
Damn, That’s Good Blow
And I’m very aware that Mr. Hariri and Nabih Berri are in consultations as to whether or not they can come up with an acceptable candidate to them, not to Syria; whether or not the Lebanese people can be assured that their President is going to be representing the people of Lebanon, not the people — not the government of Syria.
Places Where There’s Most Violence
Isn’t it interesting that the places where there’s most violence is where there’s young democracies trying to take hold, whether it be Iraq or Lebanon or in the Palestinian Territories?