Yesterday, I examined one of Barack Obama’s two main attacks (so far) on John McCain — the Arizona Senator’s concession that he lacks particular expertise on economic issues. The problem for Obama is that he has no legitimate claim to possessing more economic expertise than McCain.
Obama’s other talking point is that McCain has said the U.S. should remain in Iraq for 100 years if necessary. Obama knowingly misconstrues this statement to mean that McCain favors 100 years of fighting in Iraq, whereas McCain actually is referring to idea that, following the end of hostilities in Iraq, the U.S. will maintain a long-term military presence there, as it has done in countries like Germany and Japan.
Now we learn, via Ed Morrissey, that a key military adviser to Obama, General Tony McPeak, has said of Iraq, “We
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