McCaniac: Questioning The Timeline Of the Surge Undermines The Troops
The Anbar Awakening, which led to Sunni cooperation and the stand-down of the Mahdi army, preceded the surge in Iraq, and is largely responsible for a lessening of hostilities. John McCain, however, put it in reverse on CBS er…well, it would have been on CBS had they not edited out his wrong answer.
Now, a McCain surrogate is saying that questioning the timeline dishonors the military. Nancy Pfotenhauer says:
“Barack Obama and his supporters can try to litigate what came first or what was crucial, but that’s really an attempt to undermine the significance and the impact of the American troops and their sacrifice and their effort. And that’s something that does a disservice to the American military…”
TPM has it.
Pfotenhauer is notorious for her opposition to the Violence Against Women Act, once saying:
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“The Violence Against Women Act will do nothing to protect women from crime. It will, though, perpetuate false information, waste money and urge vulnerable women to mistrust all men”.
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