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John McCain: Walking Zombie?

Sean Carman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Sean Carman

Here's the rub: You can't really know the history without also knowing that Pakistan and Afghanistan SHARE A BORDER. Apparently, John McCain doesn't know anything about anything.

Stewart To McCain: 'Do You Do Anything But Complain Bitterly Anymore?'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took the Republican party to the rhetorical woodshed on Thursday, blasting them for touting military intervention at every opportunity whi...

Intended Consequences of Iraq War

Munir Moon | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Munir Moon

We had no business going to Iraq in the first place anyway, but we did and broke it. Therefore, we have a responsibility to make the best of the worst situation which is to get all of its neighbors and Iraqi factions under the U.N. umbrella together to divide the country in a peaceful manner.

John McCain Contradicts John McCain

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has spent much of the past week attacking President Obama's response to the militant insurgency sweeping through Iraq, poin...

Sam Stein

John McCain Criticizes Iraqi Leaders For Letting Domestic Politics Trump Security | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The high-stakes debates over the Iraq war no longer play the politically determining role they did during the 2006 congressional electio...

Sam Stein

McCain Backs Obama On Afghanistan But Cautions: We Aren't Winning | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a speech to a largely conservative audience on Wednesday, Sen. John McCain applauded President Obama's decision to add 17,000 troops to Afghanistan...

Sam Stein

McCain's Week Off To Rocky Start | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain, who admitted on Sunday that "the economy has hurt us a little bit in the last week or two," is desperately trying to turn the political p...

Obama's Edge Over McCain on Iraq

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

Senator Obama's plan to leave troop elements behind would have conditions: the Iraqis would have to politically reconcile and end sectarianism. McCain's is to continue on the current path.

Jason Linkins

Meghan McCain's Infinite Playlist | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As many of you no doubt know, Senator John McCain's daughter Meghan has turned her father's campaign into something of a hobby to build a blog around,...

McCain's Non-Support for Troops and Veterans: The Master List

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

McCain has a very clear, long, and illustrious history of not supporting troops and veterans one bit.

Friday's Debate: Commander-in-Chief Test for McCain & Obama

Rand Beers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rand Beers

Sen. Obama must show that he can hold his own with the Senate veteran and that he is ready to be Commander-in-Chief. This debate matters more than most.

Republicans Undermine McCain, Back Obama On Iraqi Meeting

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this week, the campaign of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., seized upon a column in the New York Post that described Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., as h...

Author Of Pro-McCain Book: McCain Has Lost Me

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I have been a longtime admirer of John McCain. During the 2000 Republican presidential primaries I publicly defended McCain against the pro-Bush Repub...

Bush Saw McCain As "Guy Who Would Carry On His Legacy In Iraq"

Huffington Post via GQ | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

GQ's Robert Draper has a long piece examining John McCain's Iraq War policy record and history in the upcoming October issue of the magazine. The arti...

Sam Stein

Explosive GQ Piece: McCain Tried To Upend al-Maliki Government | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An explosive piece in GQ Magazine alleges that in July 2007, John McCain urged President Bush to cut off its ties with the al-Maliki government in Ira...

Time to Hold Bush's Feet to the Fire: Why the "Bush Doctrine" Flap Matters

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kettmann

The notion that there's any serious doubt over the meaning of the Bush Doctrine is as credible as the notion that there is any serious doubt in the scientific community on the basic reality of global warming.

McCain vs Biden: Not All "Foreign Policy Experience" Is Created Equal

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The past seven-plus years have shown us that "foreign policy experience," in and of itself, isn't all it's cracked up to be. For Exhibit A of this look no further than George Bush's most "experienced" foreign policy advisor: Dick Cheney. How's that working out?

The Game Is Over--The Media and Rick Warren Can't Protect McCain Anymore

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

When it comes to Barack Obama, the news media does its job with a vengeance. When Obama goes to Germany and draws a crowd of 200,000 they ask if he's ...

Sam Stein

Obama To McCain: Dignify Your Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a thread of stern if not defensive outrage in Barack Obama's address at the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Tuesday. The Illinois Democrat did n...

McCain "Evil" Iraq Story Questionable

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A reader points out that John McCain's example of pure evil yesterday rests on a story asserted by Iraqi officials, but since cast into doubt. "Not l...

Sam Stein

Bush, Iraq, Energy, Osama: McCain/Obama Speech War | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In presidential campaigns, words matter. With Barack Obama belittled as an empty-suit orator and John McCain stifled by rhetorical blunders, the influ...

Sam Stein

McCain: "In The 21st Century Nations Don't Invade Other Nations" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking to reporters about the situation in Georgia, Sen. John McCain denounced the aggressive posture of Russia by claiming that:"in the 21st centur...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad: McCain's War Policy An Economic Disaster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign released a new attack ad on Wednesday that -- as the Senator has tried to do during the debate over the surge -- ties economic trou...

Sam Stein

McConnell Challenger: McCain's Tactics Diminish The Presidency | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bruce Lunsford, one of the Democratic Party's would-be new Senators, derided John McCain last week for running ads that "diminished the role of the pr...

Obama's Vacation Assignment: Prepping to Make the Case that McCain Isn't "Ready to Lead" on National Security

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Voters trust McCain on the war on terror; Obama needs to show them every day why they shouldn't.