Red-Handed (Faux Gathering Storm Edition)

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May 16, 2008 7:29 a.m.
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President Bush and Sen. McCain have been tag-teaming Sen. Obama on his willingness to hold talks with Iran. Jamie Rubin pulls the tape of him calling for talks with Hamas a mere two years ago.

(ed.note: As Rubin makes clear in his OpEd, there’s nothing unreasonable about McCain’s position from two years ago. It’s probably the right position. It just shows his campaign rhetoric today is dishonest posturing for political effect.)

Late Update: Here’s video of McCain’s 2006 statements:

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