McCain Mocks Obama
11:29 AM, Feb 27, 2008 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
Obama at last night's debate:
McCain today on the trail in Texas:
Of course, Obama doesn't say he'd send troops back into Iraq, only that he'd "act in a way that secures the American homeland and our interests abroad." It's a euphemism for 'I might not do a damn thing,' and it plays fine with a Democratic audience--but in the general? Maybe not so much...
McCain led Obama among likely voters in yesterday's USA Today/Gallup poll, and now the Los Angeles Times has McCain beating Obama among registered voters, "with voters giving McCain far higher marks when it comes to experience, fighting terrorism and dealing with the situation in Iraq." I tend to think this kind of back and forth will only serve to widen that gap in perception.
Update: McCain adds in a just released statement: