ROBERTSON: I met with him down in Nashville before the Gulf War started. And he was the most self-assured man I ever met in my life.So Bush said, "Oh, no, we're not going to have any casualties." What can I add?
You remember, Mark Twain said, he looks like a contended Christian with four aces. He was just sitting there, like, I'm on top of the world, and I warned him about this war. I had deep misgivings about this war, deep misgivings. And I was trying to say, Mr. President, you better prepare the American people for casualties.
Oh, no, we're not going to have any casualties. Well, I said, it's the way it's going to be. And so, it was messy. The lord told me it was going to be, A, a disaster and, B, messy. And before that, I had deep, in my spirit, I had deep misgivings about going into Iraq.
Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Bush on casualties
This comes from Pat Robertson, the arch-conservative, evangelical Christian leader, on the Paula Zahn show:
Posted by dewar macleod at 10/20/2004 09:35:00 AM