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Are the Democrats distorting John McCain’s “100 years in Iraq” quote?

April 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Barack Obama plays chicken with YouTube and loses: For the record, the exact exchange in question between McCain and a town hall questioner went like this: QUESTIONER: President Bush has talked about our staying in Iraq for 50 years… McCAIN: Maybe 100. We’ve been in South Korea… We’ve been in Japan for 60 years, we’ve [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Hillary Clinton · Iraq · John McCain · Republicans

Debating the Bush/McCain Iraq War mosaic

March 26th, 2008 · 3 Comments

A friend of mine emailed me the other day over this mosaic posted at HuffPo: It’s a picture composed with the faces of the 4,000 U.S. soldiers who died in Iraq (minus a few unavailable photos). My friend wrote me to say that it was an unfair cheap shot, and that it’s unproductive for war opponents to [...]

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Tags: George W. Bush · Iraq · John McCain · Republicans

The link Obama isn’t making

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

People keep saying that a bad economy favors Hillary Clinton because people associate her with the surplus years we enjoyed during her husband’s administration.  First of all, this may not be true, as we saw from yesterday’s exit polls in Louisiana: Among the 15 percent of voters who had been affected by [Hurricane Katrina] and said they had [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Democrats · Economy and Business · Hillary Clinton · Iraq