In the first Debate Sketch of the 2004 election, Chris Parnell's Jim Lehrer asks Will Forte's George W. Bush to explain Phase Two of the Invasion of Iraq. Bush responds: "As we all know, there are those in Iraq who want freedom- who don't want freedom for that country. The Saddam loyalists, the insurgents, the terrorists. In Phase Two we smoke these folks out, by letting them think they're winning, you know. Convincing them that we don't know what we're doing." What did President Bush label Phase Two?
The Lulling Phase