November 6th, 2007
09:18 AM ET
13 years ago

Bush sends mixed messages to Musharraf

Watch Ed Henry's report on how the Bush administration responded to the situation in Pakistan..

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Ed Henry reports on how President Bush is encouraging the embattled Pakistani leader to hold democratic elections but is not using other means to apply additional pressure.

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  1. Scott, Madison, WI

    Bush sending a mixed message? Now there's a first! No matter the message, there's always a question of truth and motive.

    Bob in Seattle: Fine time to be asking this question after all the other Middle East diplomacy – on this administration's terms (and shoulders), mind you – has gone so well. HecKuva job there, Condi!!! Oh I forgot ... War on terror in a single Middle East country IS diplomacy. RIGHT?!

    November 6, 2007 03:11 pm at 3:11 pm |
  2. Raymond, El Paso TX

    There he is again, our great idiot-in-chief finds himself in another pickle.

    Let's see, we've given Pakistan BILLIONS of dollars not to mention military arms and allowed them to have nukes. What have we gotten in return? I guess it does make sense to send them more money and arms.

    After all, Republicans don't care where money comes from as long as they can keep spending it and lining theirs and the defense contractors' pockets. What the hell, the middle-class and their childern's children can pay for the deficit.

    November 6, 2007 03:50 pm at 3:50 pm |
  3. Steve, Lyons, CO

    Bush: incompetent liar and fool who's DAILY destroying American foreign policy.

    Go on, right wing spittle-sprayers: let's see you defend the Worst. President. Ever. for this debacle. "Friend of democracy," my ass, Georgie.

    November 6, 2007 04:35 pm at 4:35 pm |
  4. j

    This is not mixed messages. He is saying what he thinks but not acting....yet. Can you imagine the out cry if he did act. People would fault him for rushing into another conflict situation. Ohhh one can never do anything right when hated.

    November 6, 2007 04:50 pm at 4:50 pm |
  5. JB, NYC, NY

    Worst Pres = Jimmah Cartah.

    Do any of you people know how to say anything other than Bush's Fault?


    November 6, 2007 05:01 pm at 5:01 pm |
  6. Iva, Redmond, WA

    Pakistan is two seconds away from becoming Myanmar. Look at the starkly different approaches Bush takes to each one.

    Obama called this one months ago.

    November 6, 2007 06:53 pm at 6:53 pm |

    The best comment for this story would have to be...GOD HELP US...THIS IS EXACTLY THE COUNTRY THAT A BOOK STATED WW111 WOULD BEGIN.

    November 6, 2007 07:49 pm at 7:49 pm |
  8. C. K. Justus

    Bush is operating under false pretenses, he says one thing and does the opposite. I doubt if he knows what day it is unless someone tells him.
    He is like a rabbit hopping around the field, he changes directions after several hops.

    November 6, 2007 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm |

    Some people like to live in never never land. 911 never happened ! OK you dummycrats can handle everything better. lets sit talk and have tea. what a bunch of losers!

    November 7, 2007 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
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