Your President, and mine, former member of the Texas Air National Guard (well, at least that’s what he claims), by video conference yesterday to military and civilian personnel in Afghanistan
“I must say, I’m a little envious,” Bush said. “If I were slightly younger and not employed here, I think it would be a fantastic experience to be on the front lines of helping this young democracy succeed.”
“It must be exciting for you … in some ways romantic, in some ways, you know, confronting danger. You’re really making history, and thanks,” Bush said.
Edit: Here’s Fred Kaplan’s commentary