Outgoing President George Bush has looked back on his eight years in the White House with an interview on ABC News.

“‘I think I was unprepared for war,’ Bush told ABC News’ Charlie Gibson in an interview airing today on World News.

“In other words, I didn’t campaign and say, ‘Please vote for me, I’ll be able to handle an attack,’ he said.”

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