"As much as I love the president and what he stands for, this "saving face" stubbornness is really not representative of conservative values. He must own up, change the tune, and come up with a new plan. It's a civil war, and it's all because we tried to give them democracy too quickly. A pro-USA dictator would have done the job and kept them from fighting."
-FreeRepublic commenter aristotleman, on Bush's inability to say the phrase "civil war" when talking about Iraq