Archive for July 21st, 2008

Drudge reports that McCain’s op-ed submittal, a reaction to Barack’s of a week ago, was rejected by the New York Times. Here it is: In January 2007, when General David Petraeus took command in Iraq, he called the situation “hard” but not “hopeless.” Today, 18 months later, violence has fallen by up to 80% to […]

Whether by the end of this week he will be seen as presumptuous or overly cocky, or ready enough to sit in the Oval Office to satisfy the doubters, is the overriding political question. Perhaps Barack will take it. Presumptuous or overly cocky isn’t so bad – as those reactions are so close to being […]

Barack has arrived in Baghdad, with the world still confused over his Iraq plan. Which is just the way he wants it. As Sen. Barack Obama headed to Iraq for his first visit as a presidentialcandidate, his plan for bringing the war to a swift conclusion wastriggering a political furor abroad and at home, with […]