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In summary, "Stay the course" was a phrase used by former President George W. Bush to describe the US's strategy in Iraq of continuing their military presence and maintaining their current course of action despite challenges and setbacks. While Bush did explicitly say "we have never been stay the course" in a 2006 press conference, the phrase was widely criticized for showing a lack of flexibility and unwillingness to change strategies. Despite this, the Bush administration did make changes to their tactics in Iraq, such as announcing a surge of 20,000 additional troops in 2007. The phrase was used by Bush and his administration to convey determination and commitment to the mission in Iraq and to show that the US would not give up or abandon their efforts.
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Bush claims it has never been "stay the course"

You could have fooled me.:rolleyes:


 
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I can't say that I'm surprised. The man is a liar.
 
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As a scientist, it is important to base our statements and claims on evidence and data. The phrase "stay the course" has been used numerous times by former President George W. Bush during his presidency, particularly in relation to the war in Iraq. In fact, a simple search of his speeches and interviews yields multiple instances of him using this phrase.

Therefore, while it may be his current stance that he has never used this phrase, the evidence suggests otherwise. It is important for leaders to be transparent and accurate in their statements, especially when it comes to important matters such as war and national security. As scientists, it is our responsibility to question and examine claims based on available evidence, rather than blindly accepting them.
 

Related to Bush claims it has never been stay the course

1. What does "stay the course" mean in reference to Bush's claims?

"Stay the course" was a phrase used by former President George W. Bush to describe his administration's strategy in Iraq. It meant that the US would continue its military presence in Iraq and maintain its current course of action despite challenges and setbacks.

2. Did Bush ever explicitly say "we have never been stay the course"?

Yes, he did. In a press conference in 2006, Bush said, "We've never been stay the course, George. We have been, we will complete the mission, we will do our job, and help achieve the goal, but we're constantly adjusting our tactics to achieve the victory."

3. Was the phrase "stay the course" widely criticized?

Yes, the phrase was heavily criticized by the media and political opponents. Many argued that it showed a lack of flexibility and unwillingness to change strategies in the face of challenges.

4. Did Bush's administration actually change tactics in Iraq despite claiming to "stay the course"?

Yes, the administration did make changes to their tactics in Iraq, despite their claims of staying the course. In 2007, Bush announced a surge of 20,000 additional troops to Iraq, which was a shift in strategy from previous years.

5. Why did Bush use the phrase "stay the course" in the first place?

Bush and his administration believed that the phrase "stay the course" conveyed determination and commitment to the mission in Iraq. They wanted to show that the US would not give up or abandon their efforts, despite the challenges and criticisms they faced.

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