Monday, July 21, 2008

Earth To McCain: Get A F#%*g Map Already

While Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama put John McCain -- the presumptive foreign-policy expert of the two -- further back on his heels by essentially reaching an agreement with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki on a timetable for withdrawal of American troops from Iraq (see aimai's post, below), McCain was burnishing his foreign-policy resumé:

Asked on ABC about the uptick in violence by Islamic extremists in Afghanistan, he replied: "We have a lot of work to do and I'm afraid it's a very hard struggle, particularly given the situation on the Iraq/Pakistan border."

Iraq borders several nations, but Pakistan is not among them...