"[H]e spoke almost like a man vindicated when a policy of his own administration had collapsed in failure"

WILLIE GEIST: It cost about $500 million for five trained fighters. And he said you know what, I didn’t really like that policy from the beginning. And Steve Croft asked him, well then why did you go forth with it? Are you surprised at the way the president has talked so openly about his own disdain for that policy?

DAVID IGNATIUS: It was weird to me, Willie, in that he spoke almost like a man vindicated when a policy of his own administration had collapsed in failure. And he was, he took the line almost of, see, I told you so.