"These people are willing to kill innocent people. They're willing to slaughter innocent people to stop the advance of freedom," Bush said.
"So the free world has to make a choice. Do we cower in the face of terror or do we lead in the face of terror? I'm going to lead in the face of terror. We will not let these terrorists dash the hopes and ambitions of the people of Iraq."
How simple does it get?
"I hope the Irish people understand the great values of our country," Bush said, "and if they think that a few soldiers represent the entirety of America, they really don't understand America then."
Do the Irish want me to judge their country by looking at the IRA, if that was the case we should have wiped them off the face of the earth years ago.