By Patrick Appel
Joyner on McCain's statement about Obama losing the war to win the campaign:

Most of the reaction to this has come from the Left and, as one would expect, they find it “outrageous” and “appalling” and “scurrilous.” I think it’s less than that, although a decidedly poor way to advance the debate.  It’s a hamhanded way of creating a memorable parallelism...one that falls flat.

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