"Kick ass!" he quotes the president as saying. "If somebody tries to stop the march to democracy, we will seek them out and kill them! We must be tougher than hell! This Vietnam stuff, this is not even close. It is a mind-set. We can't send that message. It's an excuse to prepare us for withdrawal."Tom Engelhardt has more. It's depressing stuff: Fallujah was a major war crime.
"There is a series of moments and this is one of them. Our will is being tested, but we are resolute. We have a better way. Stay strong! Stay the course! Kill them! Be confident! Prevail! We are going to wipe them out! We are not blinking!"
Monday, June 2, 2008
Bush The Psychopath
Former US General Ricardo Sanchez writes in his new book that Bush gave a confused "pep talk" just ahead of the assault on Fallujah: