Candidates Remember “Mission Accomplished”


On the fifth anniversary of President Bush’s aircraft carrier photo op:

McCain says that Bush shouldn’t be held responsible for the banner, but he should be blamed for bungling the early months of the Iraq war.

Obama: “I am the only candidate in this race who opposed the war in Iraq when Washington was falling in line with George Bush…” Read statement.

Clinton: “The planning and strategy was flawed. Our troops deserved and deserve better.” Read statement.

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