George W. Bush's Ass-Based Foreign Policy
"The only reason we went into Iraq, I tell people now, is we were looking for somebody's ass to kick. Afghanistan was too easy."
As Fleischer recounted [an exchange with Helen Thomas about Saddam Hussein] for the president, Bush's mood changed...Out of nowhere, he unleashed a stream of expletives.
"Did you tell her I'm going to kick his sorry motherfucking ass all over the Mideast?"
Shortly before the Commons debate, Mr Campbell recalls President Bush promising: "If you win the vote in Parliament, I'll kiss your ass."
"It was an excellent discussion with the President," Sharon told me afterwards when we sat in a fancy colonial furnished corner of 'Blair House'..."The President was very friendly and he replied that he is decisive in continuing his total war against Bin Laden..." and here Sharon stopped for a moment, like someone who finds it hard to express the President's words, but he got over it and smiled: "He told me about Bin Laden - "I'LL SCREW HIM IN HIS ASS."