Wednesday, June 14, 2006

AWOL Bush turns up in Iraq

A quarter century after deserting from service in the Texas Air National Guard, George W. Bush entered a theatre of conflict, apparently convinced that he could assuage any doubts about his patriotism by telling troops who put their lives on the line every day in a war that has been called more stressful than Vietnam, "Thought I'd stop in to say hello."

Unlike the 2003 campaign photo-op visit to Baghdad, the only turkey on this visit was Bush.


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