25 October 2006
Bush and the US Joined in Dissatisfaction
WASHINGTON - In a somber but combative pre-election review of a long and brutal war, President Bush conceded Wednesday that the United States is taking heavy casualties in Iraq and said, "I know many Americans are not satisfied with the situation" there. I'm not satisfied either," he said at a speech and question and answer session at the White House 13 days before midterm elections.
To the surprise of the press corps, Bush went on to say, "I know many Americans are not satisfied with their president. I want them to know that neither am I.”