Karl Rove: You said what?!
Bush: Well, you know, like we couldn’t really win the war on terrorism.
Rove: You’re even dumber than the Democrats think you are. Go out there and take it back.
Bush: But won’t people say I’m flip-flopping?
Rove: Don’t worry. The press will never give you much grief about it. They’re too busy wondering what Kerry did 30 years ago. Besides, we’ve made him own the flip flopping charge.
Bush: Well, I dunno. But you da boss. Here goes.
And the Kerry folks are getting better and better at the sound bite stuff.
“This president has gone from mission accomplished to mission miscalculated to mission impossible on the war on terror,” Kerry spokesman Phil Singer said.