McCain's First Ankle Bites at Obama

Just a preview of what we're going to see over the next several months. (updated)

McCain: I can tell you there are dramatic differences in our views. He's been endorsed by, same organization that ran the Petraeus ad. It indicated where he is. He was wrong when he called for immediate withdrawal and timetable for Iraq. He was wrong when he said we could not win militarily.
Well, we knew as soon as MoveOn endorsed Obama, the wingnuts would cue the phony outrage chorus and sing "Betray Us, Bush/Hitler Ad!" over and over. But someone who kissed the ring of Jerry Falwell should probably be careful about playing that game. Should we ask St. McCain if he believes that 9/11 was caused by the gays?

As for Obama being wrong about not being able to win in Iraq militarily, take it away General:
"There is no military solution to a problem like that in Iraq, to the insurgency of Iraq," Petraeus told a news conference, adding that political negotiations were crucial to forging any lasting peace.
If St. McCain really wants to make the 2008 election about Obama's refusal to acknowledge just how awesome Iraq is and that an organization that endorsed him said mean things about David Petraeus, he's going to be in for a long campaign.

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