You know you guys are a little harsh. He's a kid who is asked a question and responds to it by saying maybe he could do X but he won't say he will.
Come on, this is hardly strong stuff and you are making a lot out of very little.
Hey, I'm not bashing him for it, I love it.
I like his (over) self-confidence and having the balls to say it to the media, instead of the media trained, morally responsible answers we hear from the rest of the tour.
I was just pointing out that there was nothing wrong with OP's quote