When Bush had an opportunity to capture or kill bin Laden, he took his focus off of him, outsourced the job to Afghan warlords and bin Laden escaped.
What the Bush administration is primarily interested in is regime change in the United States, not regime change in Iraq or South East Asia or the Balkans. A foreign war is a wonderful lollipop to stuff in the mouth of a possibly quarrelsome press.
This foreign policy stuff is a little frustrating
GOP strategists hope the revelation of Kerry's wealth might debunk his status as a, quote, man of the people, and reveal him to be a bit of a fat cat. Unlike the President who as we all know before attending Andover and Yale, was a Cockney matchstick girl dying of tuberculosis.
The truth is, President Bush provides the right rhetoric, but then pursues all the wrong policies.
John Kerry's position and my position are not very different about what we would do. Interestingly enough, neither is George Bush's position because George Bush adopted John Kerry's position after John Kerry won the primaries.
I've gotten to know John Kerry since the primaries. The reason I'm going out and working my you know what off for John Kerry is because I believe him. I believe he'll be a good president and a much better president than George Bush.
The audience applauded, even though it was not clear what Bush meant.
When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday - no matter what happened Tuesday.