04/15/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

John McCain Iraq Progress Speech Interrupted By News Of Green Zone Attacks

Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, making the case for the "unmistakable progress" in Iraq.

A telling moment in his remarks came when he was arguing why President Bush's surge "dramatically turned around the situation in Iraq." Just as he reached this point in his speech, MSNBC cut away to report on escalating violence in Iraq:

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