100-Year McCain Has a Sadr Moment (As Does Joe Lieberman)

St. McCain is quickly becoming the Lauren Caitlin Upton of the GOP with yet still another Iraq gaffe:

In an interview with CNN earlier today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) claimed that he has long understood the influence of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr:


I said he was still major player and his influence is going to have to be reduced and gradually eliminated.
But in a report on The Situation Room today, the network noted that just two weeks ago McCain -- trying to paint a rosy picture of Iraq -- described Sadr very differently while speaking to CNN's John King in Baghdad:
His [Sadr's] influence has been on the wane for a long time.
Yikes.

Meanwhile, Joe Lieberman, pimping his BFF on Fixed News, seems to be equally confused.

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