Skip to comments.John McCain’s shocking concession on the Iraq War: it was a “mistake”
Posted on 05/26/2018 10:09:31 PM PDT by Trump20162020
Sen. John McCain in his new memoir makes the confession that the Iraq War was a "mistake" and says he shoulders part of the blame, Vox reported Friday.
He explained the Iraq War "can't be judged as anything other than a mistake, a very serious one, and I have to accept my share of the blame for it."
McCain was a steadfast supporter of the initiative to go to war with Iraq during the administration of former President George W. Bush.
"I came out of the Vietnam War convinced that frankly we could have won, and we had it won," Politico's Michael Hirsh said the Arizona Republican told him in 2014. "Just as I believed we had the Iraq conflict won after the surge and for which I sacrificed everything, including my presidential ambitions, that it would succeed."
Even back in 2005, when 66 percent of the country was against the effort to bring democracy to Iraq, McCain doubled down on his support of the war.
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He’s following the Democrat playbook to a T...
I’m sure he would have said the same thing if Hillary Clinton or Jeb Bush had been elected president. Not!
I thought McCain promised us he was going to die soon?
You know....I’m starting to think this guy is a bit of a self-absorbed, narcissistic a-hole. (massive understatement)
But Syria was the war we should’ve fought, eh John?
Just as Obammy said that Afghanistan was the real war we needed.
Even Hitlery Rotten Clinton wasn’t anti-war, she took us to war against Libya, how well did that work out?
Wasn’t Tipper Gore supposed to be dying when she left Al Gore Junior?
If only a past-his-prime Goldwater had retired in 1980, we’d have gotten Conservative Eldon Rudd into the seat and might never have had McQueeg darken the Senate.
Which book is thicker, Hillary’s book of excuses or McCain’s hate Trump screed?
Arizonians voting John McCain into office was the mistake. Reelecting him was the even bigger mistake.
I don’t see McCain’s book making the best-seller list. Few Democrats care for the guy. Very few Republicans care for him. Other than libraries making purchases, I don’t think it’ll be discussed much.
John McCain you were a mistake
I admit it
It was a mistake because all his Iraqi buds told him so.
Nice remark to puke up on Memorial Day Weekend.
Go to Hell, McCain.
...so was re-electing this schmick! I swear what the hell is wrong with the voters in AZ??? McCain and Flake? People stuck on stupid out there?
Iraq seems fairly stable now.
I agree the that the second Iraq war was a mistake. At least McCain is admitting his part in it.
But that puts him in the same camp as Trump.
He’s right about what?
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