Time, March 21st, 2008 …
Flanked by fellow Senators Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham, McCain noted they’d undertaken their week long fact-finding tour of Iraq, Jordan, Israel, England and France as members of Congress’s Armed Services committee — not as some sort of campaign foreign road show. Perhaps, but discussing international affairs with foreign leaders and enhancing McCain’s presidential hopes aren’t mutually exclusive. Still, McCain acted the apt pupil. “I wish every senator, every senator would make this same trip,” McCain said, noting several of the first-hand educational experiences he’d gotten. “They’d be better informed.”
Snatched from the memory hole by TPM Reader RB.
- Contributions allow us to hire more journalists
- Contributions allow us to provide free memberships to those who cannot afford them
- Contributions support independent, non-corporate journalism