Bush Jokes About 30,000 Dead Iraqis

From DailyKos:

Q Since the inception of the Iraqi war, I’d like to know the approximate total of Iraqis who have been killed. And by Iraqis I include civilians, military, police, insurgents, translators.

THE PRESIDENT: How many Iraqi citizens have died in this war? I would say 30,000, more or less, have died as a result of the initial incursion and the ongoing violence against Iraqis. We’ve lost about 2,140 of our own troops in Iraq. Yes.

Q Mr. President, thank you —

THE PRESIDENT: I’ll repeat the question. If I don’t like it, I’ll make it up. (Laughter and applause.)

One thought on “Bush Jokes About 30,000 Dead Iraqis

  1. Scudder

    This is just nauseating. He’s such a snake-oil salesman — does ANYBODY believe his rhetoric? I showed up outside this event to BOO him and now, knowing what he said inside, I boo him some more. Asshole.

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