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Palin refuses to retract false claim that U.S. forces in Iraq are down to ‘pre-surge numbers.’

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Last night, during the vice presidential debate, Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) falsely claimed that U.S. forces in Iraq are “down to pre-surge numbers.” This morning, Fox News Channel’s Carl Cameron reports that Palin acknowledged in a new interview that she’s made several misstatements in recent weeks, but “she did not apologize nor did she retract her assertion that U.S. forces in Iraq are at pre-surge levels.” For Cameron, Palin’s statement is “arguably not the case.” Watch it:

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