Yglesias

The Timeline

CREDIT:

John McCain’s website features a timeline to highlight his allegedly awesome judgment about Iraq, but as Matt Duss points out the timeline curiously begins in August 2003 skipping over the entire previous 18 month period during which McCain was a leading spokesman for the idea that invading Iraq was a good idea. Indeed, one could go back to McCain’s record of judgment dating to his 1999 pronunciation of the idea that we should put “rogue state rollback” at the center of our foreign policy and see that the “more force always everywhere” track record is actually pretty poor.