"It [referring to calling a Minister "Idiot"] was probably not an appropriate term, but we support the war effort and believe we should be supporting our troops and our allies and be there with them doing everything necessary to win.
* Montreal Gazette, April 2003
I don't know all the facts on Iraq, but I think we should work closely with the Americans.
* Report Newsmagazine, March 25 2002
On the justification for the war, it wasn't related to finding any particular weapon of mass destruction. In our judgment, it was much more fundamental. It was the removing of a regime that was hostile, that clearly had the intention of constructing weapons systems. … I think, frankly, that everybody knew the post-war situation was probably going to be more difficult than the war itself. Canada remains alienated from its allies, shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree, unable to influence events. There is no upside to the position Canada took.
* Maclean’s, August, 25, 2003
We support the war effort and believe we should be supporting our troops and our allies and be there with them doing everything necessary to winWell worth remembering this week.
* Montreal Gazette, April 2, 2003
We call him Mini Bush for good reason here at the Impolitical blog...:)