Rove: ‘Thank God’ Bush invaded Iraq.

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"Rove: ‘Thank God’ Bush invaded Iraq."

Yesterday in Vancouver, Karl Rove “acknowledged that Bush is a very unpopular president, partly because of the Iraq war,” but emphasized that Americans should be happy that Bush invaded Iraq:

rove8h3.JPGBut I think that people will look back at the Iraq war and say ‘Thank God, he had the courage to do what he did.’ I think we’re seeing the emergence of a potentially stable democracy in the heart of the Middle East.” He disputed a reporter’s reference to the war becoming a quagmire. “The military is succeeding, the violence is down.”

Earlier this month, Vice President Cheney made similar conclusions about Bush’s presidency, saying, “You’re damn right I would” support Bush’s decisions again.

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