I had the privilege a few minutes ago to take part in a bloggers’ call with Sen. McCain, who is supporting very strongly the new strategy in Iraq. The strategy is succeeding, and the Senator will be addressing the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Kansas City to emphasize this message.
Ed Morrissey did an excellent job of liveblogging the call at Heading Right
McCain expects the Democrats to force a “surrender date” when Congress reconvenes. He wants to see organized demonstrations in support of the war effort. McCain reminds us that he was the “greatest critic” of Rumsfeld and the previous strategy, but that the new strategy “can and must work”.
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