...are we allowed to examine it? I'm not talking about a swiftboating, but actually take a look at his flight record as a pilot before Vietnam. Is that fair game? I'm just asking because the Media will report on what his campaign feeds them and call it the 'Re-branding of John McCain' or something like that instead of a political maneuver before the general election.
Here's the full text of the speech.
Matt hears a little dog whistle politics.
Update: Jane writes about his speech:
He goes on to admit that he was "surprised" by developments in Iraq. Kind of like Dick Cheney was "surprised" when we weren't greeted as liberators.