Mr. Obama - does it cause you to reevaluate your statements and your positions when YOU SOUND eerily similar to the President of Iran in your criticisms of the US Military involvement in Iraq?
Baghdad —- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a historic trip to Baghdad on Sunday, said America has fueled the violence in Iraq.
"Six years ago, there were no terrorists in our region. As soon as the others landed in this country and the region, we witnessed their arrival and presence."
Doesn't this echo the statements made by US Presidential candidate Barack Obama last week?
Maybe upon his election Mr. Obama will do his world tour meetings with America's enemies and actually APOLOGIZE to Mr. Ahmadinejad for the invasion that has "disrepected" the people of the region so much?
Iran's ruler, in Iraq, slams U.S.
Obama / McCain Exchange Over Iraq
Asked if he would reserve the right as president to send U.S. troops back into Iraq to quell an insurrection or civil war, Obama replied: "As commander in chief, I will always reserve the right to make sure that we are looking out for American interests. And if Al Qaeda is forming a base in Iraq, then we will have to act in a way that secures the American homeland and our interests abroad."
Reacting Wednesday morning in Tyler, Texas, McCain taunted: "I have some news: Al Qaeda is in Iraq. . . . It's called 'Al Qaeda in Iraq.' " Some in the town-hall audience laughed.
"If we left . . . they wouldn't be establishing a base," the Arizona Republican said. "They'd be taking a country, and I'm not going to allow that to happen, my friends."
Obama responded at a rally in the sports arena at Ohio State University in Columbus. "I have some news for John McCain," the Illinois Democrat said, leaning into the crowd for emphasis. "There was no such thing as 'Al Qaeda in Iraq' until George Bush and John McCain decided to invade Iraq."