After the first presidential debate of the season, Slate has called Bush the King of Denial on their homepage. Their article ends with this gem:
Tonight he scoffed, “If I were to ever say, ‘This is the wrong war at the wrong time at the wrong place,’ the troops would wonder, ‘How can I follow this guy?’ “
Exactly, Mr. President. If you were ever to give them the correct assessment, they would ask the correct question.