Franken used his fundraiser in Denver to press his case and harkened back to the legendary Sen. Paul Wellstone. Well, I knew Paul Wellstone. Wellstone was a friend of mine, and Franken is no Wellstone.
I don't think McCain actually thinks Petraeus is the chairman of JCS. But within the context of all of his other gaffes, one has to wonder. Is he slipping and making simple mistakes on a regular basis?
McCain's unconscionable accusation that Obama would "rather lose a war in order to win a political campaign" demonstrates just how low McCain will stoop. So much for the "respectful" campaign he promised.
Kilcullen advocates a kind of deception-based warfare contradictory to democracy itself, with its instruments of critical media, congressional oversight, and public disclosure of the cost in blood, taxes and honor.