Obama Says Iraq Surge Success Beyond `Wildest Dreams’ … Funny John McCain Thought is would be a Reality not a Dream
A President makes tough decisions … they don’t hope that something works, they have the conviction that it will. John McCain has shown that metal to lead, Obama has shown that he would have cut and run in Iraq and grabbed defeat from the jaws of victory.
Being the President of the United States means one must have vision and the ability to lead. Being President means that one is the Commander and Chief of our Armed Forces and must make sometimes unpopular decisions in order to win a war. After months of success in Iraq, Barack Obama last night on Bill O’Reilly had to finally admit that the surge worked in Iraq. Obama stated the surge “succeeded beyond our wildest dreams.”
Barack Obama said the surge of American forces in Iraq has “succeeded beyond our wildest dreams,” though Iraqis still haven’t done enough to take responsibility for their country.
“The surge has succeeded in ways that nobody anticipated,” Obama, the Democratic presidential nominee, …
Obama has come under repeated criticism from Republican rival John McCain for opposing President George W. Bush’s decision last year to send 20,000 extra combat troops to Iraq. While Obama said before that the additional forces have damped insurgent violence, his comments on the program were some of the strongest he’s made on the issue.
No Mr. Obama, the surge worked beyond your defeatist mentality and dreams. It succeeded as John McCain had intended it to and that is why he threw his support behind it when many ran from it. As John McCain stated last night during his acceptance speech at the RNC.
I fought for the right strategy and more troops in Iraq, when it wasn’t a popular thing to do. And when the pundits said my campaign was finished, I said I’d rather lose an election than see my country lose a war.