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.

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