Mitt Romney's campaign is accusing Rick Perry of waffling on Afghanistan, saying the Texas governor is having it both ways on whether the US should withdraw.
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In an e-mail blast to reporters entitled "RICK'S REVERSAL ON AFGHANISTAN," the Romney team highlighted quotes from Perry in Monday's debate in which he appeared to lean towards exiting the country.
"I think the entire conversation about, how do we deliver our aid to those countries, and is it best spent with 100,000 military who have the target on their back in Afghanistan, I don't think so at this particular point in time," he said. "I think the best way for us to be able to impact that country is to make a transition to where that country's military is going to be taking care of their people, bring our young men and women home, and continue to help them build the infrastructure that we need, whether it's schools for young women like yourself or otherwise."