"Palin is seemingly unaware of McCain’s Iraq plan."
In an August 14 interview with Time Magazine, Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK), now Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) running mate, suggested that McCain had not shared his plan for Iraq with her. Palin, who has not been to Iraq, said she does not know “what the plan is to ever end the war.” She later said its “tough” to “talk about the plan for the war” because her son will be deployed to Iraq this September. “Let’s make sure we have a plan here,” she said. Palin then added, “respecting McCain’s position on that too though.” Listen here:
Matt Duss notes that by trying to “make news with an unknown, stunt VP pick, McCain has shortchanged the issue which he himself insists is the most important — national security.”