Like a hardcore late stage alcoholic deep in denial the president cannot tell the difference between his fantasy life and reality. Exhibit A from CNN:
WASHINGTON (CNN) — When President Bush made a surprise visit to Iraq last weekend, he made clear he was pleased with what he saw.
"The security situation is changing," Bush told reporters during the visit. "There's more work to be done. But reconciliation is taking place."
But according to the Sydney Morning Herald of Australia, the president gave a more-to-the-point assessment to Australia Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile. "
We're kicking ass," Bush said to Vaile Tuesday, according the Herald, after the deputy prime minister inquired about his trip to Iraq.
They’ll greet us as liberators.
We’re kicking ass.
Pass the bottle.
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