Quote Originally Posted by Itssupereffective View Post

*Could* As in past tense, it's made clear because that's exactly what Tsunade was talking about before he said that, the past.

Madara's wood style is on par with Hashi as shown here:

And Mito was there during the battle at the VOTE to aid him.

massive downplay of this kind has already been countered in many threads before this. you brought nothing new to the table.