To mark the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, Obama made another major speech today —
I haven’t yet found full video of this one yet, but the complete text is here.
One of the better quotes:
“We have a security gap when candidates say they will follow Osama bin Laden to the gates of hell, but refuse to follow him where he actually goes. What we need in our next Commander in Chief is not a stubborn refusal to acknowledge reality or empty rhetoric about 3AM phone calls. What we need is a pragmatic strategy that focuses on fighting our real enemies, rebuilding alliances, and renewing our engagement with the world’s people.”“