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'Surging' McCain


McCain's campaign hides secret of Iraq surge "success." Real News Network analyst, Pepe Escobar looks at the flipping and the flopping of McCain's "surge" message.

Presidential hopeful, John McCain is adamant about his wartime experience. He has steadfastly stuck by President Bush in his selling of the surge in Iraq, and then changed his mind -- hedged his bets, recovered, retracted, insisted.....

This report examines McCain's position in relation to the Iraq war and his interpretation of the surge's "success." Escobar compares McCain's interpretation to the many overlapping political and military facts on the ground in Iraq before and during the surge.

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