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We Won in Iraq -- A Long Time Ago

Dave Winer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Winer

Remember when our troops marched into Baghdad, took the place over, drove Saddam into a hole and arrested or killed the government? Then we disbanded their army -- that's what victory looks like.

At Last! The Immovable Object Meets An Irresistible Force

James Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

Imagine you're al-Malaki running for re-election, and you decide, like a good puppet, to run on a platform that promises indefinite foreign occupation. How many votes do you think you'd get?

Are We Not Allowed to Talk About McCain's Iraq Position?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

Somehow, mentioning McCain's statement that he's OK with America being in Iraq for 10,000 years is billed as unfair by the media, and laughed at by Republican strategists.

War Was Out of Sight, Out of Mind at McCain Town Hall

Dave Tiffany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Tiffany

With 155,000 U.S. troops in Iraq facing mortal danger daily and dealing with the toll of repeated tours, you'd think that the war might warrant at least one question at John McCain's Town Hall.

What John McCain Told Me, and What it Says About How Far He's Fallen

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

At a dinner party in Los Angeles not long after the 2000 election, John McCain admitted to me that he hadn't voted for George Bush.

John McCain Trades Straight Talk for Unadulterated Fantasy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

McCain's speech was pure, unadulterated fantasy. The political equivalent of the trippy tour the Beatles gave us in Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds -- only instead of rocking horse people eating marshmallow pies, we get "a functioning democracy" in Iraq.

McCain's "Miss America" Promise on Iraq

Moira Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Moira Whelan

McCain is displaying the same plan as a candidate for Miss America to bring about World Peace -- he hopes that if he says it, it will happen, but more importantly, it might increase his chances to wear the crown.

Nico Pitney

DNC Iraq McCain Ad Sparks Controversy: Watch Video | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The RNC is threatening legal action over the DNC's Iraq ad: Saying that the Democratic National Committee's latest TV ad is "maliciously fals...

The 100 Years Defense Makes No Sense

Ilan Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilan Goldenberg

Whether it's fighting in Iraq for 100 years or just staying for 100 years under some fantastical scenario where our troops stop being targets, McCain's idea doesn't really make much sense.

Clinton, McCain Spar Over Iraq Future

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

*** UPDATES BELOW *** Sen. Clinton delivered a speech today on ending the war in Iraq. While she offered a few jabs at her Democratic opponent (as w...

End of a Romance: Why the Media and Independent Voters Need to Break Up with John McCain

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

I hate to be the one to break up a love affair, but I can no longer stand idly by and watch the media and independent voters continue to throw themselves at the feet of John McCain.

McCain: Iraq War "Will Be Over Soon"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a townhall meeting today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was asked about the status of the situation in Iraq. McCain, who notoriously said last month that...

DNC Video Catches McCain Flip Flops On Iraq

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The DNC has released a web video compiling public comments by John McCain on Iraq, which they call, "The Double Talk Express." Expect to see more con...