Yes, Jim, the guy is more than a little out of it:
Is this how he's been all along? To start with, he doesn't know anything. To be more precise: not a single sentence that he utters suggests any familiarity with what people have been saying and arguing -- about terrorism, Iraq, the situation of the military, security trade-offs, etc -- for the last few years.
Alas, that's not a problem in today's hyper-ideological GOP.