First Lady Laura Bush acknowledged that she has found the Iraq war and its aftermath "wearing," but told CNN she fully agrees with the president that a troop withdrawal would be a "serious mistake."
"Of course it's wearing, worrying. There's no doubt about it, and I understand how the American people feel and that they feel like things aren't going like we want them to there," she said when asked by CNN's Larry King if the war had worn her down.
The First Lady went on to say: "Many parts of Iraq are stable now. But, of course, what we see on television is the one bombing a day that discourages everybody."
Read the entire transcript here.