Larry King interviews Jenna Bush

"So you're asking me a question about Iraq?"

Published October 3, 2007 1:49PM (EDT)

Here's CNN's Larry King, winner of 10 CableACE Awards for best interviewer and for best talk show series, interviewing first daughter Jenna Bush about the war in Iraq.

King: Do you feel funny, because every interviewer has to ask, to be asked questions about Iraq, your thoughts on Iraq?

Bush: Um-hmm. So you're asking me a question about Iraq?

King: Yes. What do you think?

Bush: Well, you know, that's -- I don't feel like I'm an expert. I -- you know, I'm not. And I think it's a very complicated situation. And, obviously, I respect the men and women who are over there sacrificing their lives for us. But, you know, I don't feel qualified to talk about it.

King: How do you handle the criticism about it? You don't take it personal?

Bush: No. I mean it's -- yes, no.

King: Not your decision?

Bush: Yes.

King: OK.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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