In an AP article, George Bush was quoted from an announcement regarding the tsunami disaster in the Indian Ocean:
Bush said the catastrophe had "brought loss and grief to the world that is beyond our comprehension," and he pledged a multifaceted response from the United States that goes far beyond the $35 million initially pledged.The current estimate of fatalities from the tsunamis is 76,000 people.
And that's "beyond our comprehension."
The current estimate of civilian casualties in the Iraq war is 100,000.
And that is beyond our willingness to comprehend.