Seriously. Dude can’t catch a break:
John McCain was struck with a bit of unfortunate timing on Friday when his speech touting the security benefits of the surge was preceded by news of the death of eight civilians, including a pro-American leader of the Sunni Awakening, in a suicide bombing in Iraq.
And speaking of message, this is stunning as well:
Earlier this week, the Arizona Republican’s campaign claimed that had “Barack Obama had had his way, the Sheiks who started the Awakening would have been murdered at the hands of al Qaeda.” Their reference — Abdul Sattar Abu Risha – had actually been assassinated by al-Qaeda in the very midst of the surge.
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