Bush on Zarqawi, by the numbers
The president has plenty to say about Zarqawi now, but he wasn't a central part of the justification for war.
June 9, 2006 9:03PM (UTC)
Thirteen: The number of times George W. Bush mentioned Abu Musab al-Zarqawi by name today during a 30-minute press conference with Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
One: The number of times Bush mentioned Zarqawi's name in public during the long run-up to the war in Iraq.
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.