Bush Flip Flops Again on Capturing bin Laden

Reuters reports that George Bush says “if he had firm intelligence that Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan, he would issue the order to go into that country after the al Qaeda leader.” (Update: More from CNN).
Ok tough guy, why didn’t you capture him when you had him surrounded at Tora Bora?

Pakistan is not happy with Bush’s comments:

When Bush’s remarks were put to Musharraf at a news conference at the United Nations, the Pakistani leader replied: “We wouldn’t like to allow that. We’d like to do that ourselves.”

This is yet another flip flop for George Bush. Last week capturing bin Laden “not a top priority use of American resources.” Bush also had a different viewpoint on going into Pakistan.

“Pakistan is a sovereign nation. In order for us to send thousands of troops into a sovereign nation, we’ve got to be invited by the government of Pakistan,” he said at a press conference here Friday.

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    kj says:

    JBK had CNN on last night in the kitchen. I put in earplugs but could hear the Blitzer/Bush interview anyway. When the Blitz started to ask Dub about why OBL was still at large, I took the earplugs out, just in time to hear GWB “explain,” “Well, OBL is HIDING!”

    I laughed so hard, I realized that by NOT listening to Bush all these years, I’d really missed out on a lot of comedy.

    Oh wait, that’s right, there’s nothing comical about what this man (GWB) has done, or hasn’t done.

  2. 2
    kj says:

    Bush is a Whining Winger.
    I mean, seriously. “He’s HIDING!”

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