"We are there at the invitation of the Iraqi government. This is a sovereign nation. Twelve million people went to the polls to approve a constitution. It’s their government’s choice. If they were to say, leave, we would leave."Iraqi public opinion has long favored us getting the hell out of their country. Now the Prime Minister of Iraq is insisting on a timetable for withdrawal. Our response: NO.--Bush to reporters in 2007
Here's a cartoon from last year that would be more topical if I issued it today.