"Those who serve are not fatalists or cynics," he added. "They know that one day this war will end, as all wars do. Our duty is to make sure this war was worth the sacrifice" and that the fighting men and women succeeded — and "where tyrants and terrorists are frustrated and foiled ... where our nation is more secure from attack."(CBS)
"This is our country's calling," Mr. Bush said. "It's our country's destiny."
I guess it was just the "destiny" of a oil rich country to be invaded and thousands of it's citizens slaughtered.
I guess it was the "destiny" of Halliburton to get billions of dollars in 'no bid contracts' government in Iraq.
I guess it was "destiny" that the Cheney, Rumsfeld and Bush families directly and indirectly financially benefited from such contracts.
I'm beginning to think US politics was safer for the rest of the world when a semi-demented president used astrology to help him dictate foreign policy.