Obama’s Flip-Flopping Web Site

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 10:26 am by Neal

“Pay no attention to the messiah behind the curtain.” (Hat tip: powerline)

Barack Obama purges Web site critique of surge in Iraq:

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama’s campaign scrubbed his presidential Web site over the weekend to remove criticism of the U.S. troop “surge” in Iraq, the Daily News has learned.

The presumed Democratic nominee replaced his Iraq issue Web page, which had described the surge as a “problem” that had barely reduced violence.

“The surge is not working,” Obama’s old plan stated, citing a lack of Iraqi political cooperation but crediting Sunni sheiks – not U.S. military muscle – for quelling violence in Anbar Province.

The News reported Sunday that insurgent attacks have fallen to the fewest since March 2004.

Obama’s campaign posted a new Iraq plan Sunday night, which cites an “improved security situation” paid for with the blood of U.S. troops since the surge began in February 2007.

It praises G.I.s’ “hard work, improved counterinsurgency tactics and enormous sacrifice.”

Campaign aide Wendy Morigi said Obama is “not softening his criticism of the surge. We regularly update the Web site to reflect changes in current events.”
GOP rival John McCain zinged Obama as a flip-flopper. “The major point here is that Sen. Obama refuses to acknowledge that he was wrong,” said McCain, adding that Obama “refuses to acknowledge that it [the surge] is succeeding.”

Heaven forbid, the messiah is dishonest. Every pajama-clad, basement blogger recognizes what the Dali Bama is doing here: he made comments on his web site regarding the “Surge” in Iraq that turned out to be plain wrong. Rather than embrace change in Iraq, he stuck to the same-old, lame, Democrat talking points on how we must fail in Iraq. Now that he’s been proven to be dead-ass wrong, he’s providing a perfect example of “Change” in action: lie, cover-up, and pretend no one will notice or remember.

Sorry, Obama. The Internet doesn’t forget.

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