“I would rather speak at a rally or a political gathering any place outside of the country after I am president of the United States,” McCain told O’Donnell. “But that’s a judgment that Sen. Obama and the American people will make.”
However, on June 20, McCain himself gave a speech in Canada — to the Economic Club of Canada — in which he applauded NAFTA’s successes. An implicit message behind that speech was that Obama had been critical of the trade accord. Also, McCain’s trip to Canada was paid for by the campaign.
Andrea Mitchell is reporting that McCain is criticizing Obama for being overseas while voters are struggling at home. Which, Duncan points out, means McCain forgot not only that he personally challenged Obama to go overseas to Iraq, but also that he flew to Columbia and Mexico earlier this month to showcase his mad foreign policy skilz
I know we’re not supposed to be injecting age into this campaign. Heaven forbid. But you really have to wonder, don’t you? I mean, John McCain seems to be forgetting an awful lot of important things lately.
Update: Suggestions for how McCain can start spending some of his campaign funds*:
*speaking for myself only.