in other words: don’t believe anything I say
CAMP DAVID, Md. (AP) — President Bush acknowledged Friday that it could take time for the people of Lebanon and the world to view the war between Israel and Hezbollah as a loss for the militant group.
"The first reaction of course of Hezbollah and its supporters is to declare victory. I guess I would have done the same thing if I were them," Bush said after a meeting with his economic advisers.
We know. You did.
(Or, as Rudyard Kipling put it after WWI, “If any question why we died / Tell them, because our fathers lied.” And that reminds me of another little ditty.)