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Josh Marshall calls DNC ad "whining"!
Posted by: Jon Henke on Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Josh Marshall, on the DNC's new anti-McCain ad...
"Completely ... Whining"
Josh Marshall also claims it shows...
"Completely honest ... Republicans"
The above quotes are every bit as reasonable and accurate as the quotes in the commercial that Josh Marshall cites.

Brendan Nyhan also points out that, during a recent Meet the Press appearance, "DNC chairman Howard Dean was forced to admit what McCain actually said"...but he left that part out of the ad.

UPDATE: Ed Morrissey realizes it can be fun to play by the Dowd Rules!

UPDATE II: The paragons of decency at Moveon.org are also getting into the game. Matt Lewis points out that at least McCain has the decency to condemn ads of which he does not approve.

Note that it was Hillary Clinton who distanced herself from Moveon.org. Obama, not so much.
 
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Two things. First, qalifying conditions or not, most of the US doesn’t want troops in Iraq for 100 years, even if they’re hypothetically not getting killed there. So all this nuance doesn’t actually help McCain.

Second, McCain’s focus on how long we’d want to stay in Iraq if we had the Iraqis on the front lines and US troops weren’t dying is a pointless fantasy question. That’s not what’s happening in Iraq. How does he plan to get to those "no americans’ dying" qualifying conditions? Those conditions are pie in the sky. Back in reality land one or two Americans will be killed per day in Iraq for the foreseeable future. And guess what, McCain still wants to stay for 100 years.

Anything that helps Americans remember that McCain = more war in Iraq, and Obama = less war in Iraq, only helps Obama. So, unless you’re trying to claim those equations are wrong, bring it on.
 
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