Quote of the Day: George Bush Still in Foreign Policy Denial

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From Bloomberg’s Josh Rogin, after reading a transcript of George W. Bush’s remarks on the Middle East to a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors this weekend:

For George W. Bush, the remarks in Vegas showed he has little respect for how the current president is running the world. He also revealed that he takes little responsibility for the policies that he put in place that contributed to the current state of affairs.

Yep, that sounds like the George Bush we all came to know and love. My favorite quote: “In order to be an effective president … when you say something you have to mean it,” he said. “You gotta kill em.”

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