Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Bush Flip-Flops on War on Terror

NY Times
August 31, 2004

President Bush tried today to stop the political fallout over his comments last weekend that the war on terror might not be winnable. Indeed, "we will win" that war, Mr. Bush told the national convention of the American Legion in Nashville.

The president's remarks today contrasted with a statement he had made in an interview with Matt Lauer of the NBC News program "Today" shown on Monday. When Mr. Lauer asked him about the war on terrorism, Mr. Bush replied, "I don't think you can win it."