By Patrick Appel
Poulos lays out what McCain should do:

McCain can lose more independents by getting stupid on Iraq than he can lose Republicans by getting smart. Under the circumstances. And under related ones in the totality of them, if you like McCain has nothing to lose by glomming onto Obama/Maliki on Iraq. He can draw a host of other important distinctions. He can question the 90% of Obama’s foreign policy that has nothing to do with Iraq. He could, in fact, make pledges not to preventively invade any foreign countries. Wouldn’t that be a game-changer, eh?