"NEW YORK (CNN) -- The founder of the U.S. Christian Coalition said Tuesday he told President George W. Bush before the invasion of Iraq that he should prepare Americans for the likelihood of casualties...Update: Word on CNN.com is that the White House denies that Bush said this, and Robertson--while affirming very much his endorsement of Bush--is standing his ground that Bush really did say this. Personally, to be honest, if I had to guess what really happened, I would guess that Robertson is either stretching the truth or outright lying, even if whatever motives he might have for doing so are obscure.
"I warned him about this war. I had deep misgivings about this war, deep misgivings. And I was trying to say, 'Mr. President, you had better prepare the American people for casualties.'"
Robertson said the president then told him, 'Oh, no, we're not going to have any casualties.'"
Wednesday, October 20, 2004
this, this is what so many people think is the attitude of a great leader taking a country to war