"Thank God that I had the good sense to realize that the United States was at war and that changed everything, Carville said. "Once I found out that the country was at war, I said: Whatever I said, disregard it; it's inoperative."
Whatever you said, you had meant, James. The fact of the matter is that you didn't want to appear to be the world's biggest asshole wanting the Commander in Chief to fail minutes before a very obvious act of war was waged on US soil.
H/T to the Hot Air Headlines.