Obama's fist shaking on terrorism and national security and back flip votes on FISA won't do much to give him an edge in the battle against McCain.
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Go back and read Wes Clark's statement. He simply said that McCain's fate -- the act of having your plane shot down -- is not relevant to the skills of being an executive. Isn't that true?
It was always about the oil -- that's why "we" invaded Iraq -- only "we" aren't getting any, at least not at a reasonable price. The oil companies are.
Republicans have been twisting Wes Clark's mundane observation that McCain's experience "getting shot down" in a fighter plane is not a "qualification to be president."
Not so long ago, Gen. Wesley Clark was thought to be out of the running in Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential footrace. On June 10, the folks over ...
For the past eight years we have pursued an incoherent approach that fails to focus clearly on U.S. interests and does not effectively use all of the tools of power available.
Bush's term in office will be remembered for the precedents it set, particularly in relation to the presidential power, and the separation of powers between the three branches of U.S. government.
This is another case of McCain having a completely contradictory and incoherent policy approach -- and this is the issue that he has most emphasized his knowledge and experience.
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The media should be paying attention here, to more than just the first big skirmish of the putative general election, which reframed the foreign policy distinctions between the two candidates.
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As the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, you'd think John McCain would show up. But instead he is in California campaigning and fundraising.
McCain is directly contradicting himself by attacking Sen. Obama on his plan to confront Iran at the negotiating table.
A source reported to me yesterday that in the last two weeks, Cheney held forth at a meeting on Iraq WMDs and insisted that they were real and still out there.
A month after the war began, McCain was not the critic he claims he was -- he was in lockstep with the strategy and tactics that Bush employed in invading Iraq.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) responding to the president's remarks this morning that the House bill will "undermine America's security":
UPDATE: John McCain's camp has responded to Obama, saying his speech fails "National Security 101".
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