"War is so reputable still, because of Hollywood that George Bush can say ‘I am a war president’. That’s like saying ‘I am a syphilis president’. War is the most horrible disease that the planet could experience but he though it was beautiful and glamorous to be a war president".
From near the end of a recent interview with Harriet Gilbert of the BBC World Book Club Program. You can hear the entire interview by going here and finding it in the list under Listen to previous World Book Clubs
I think I got it pretty much word for word.