In a new ad from VoteVets.org, Rose Forrest (Iraq war veteran) says this:
John McCain says it’s okay with him if the U.S. spends the next thousand years in Iraq. That’s some commitment to the Iraqi people, Senator McCain. This is my little boy. He was born a year after I came home from Iraq. What kind of commitment are you making to him? How about a thousand years of affordable healthcare? Or a thousand years of keeping America safe? Can we afford that for my child, Senator McCain? Or have you already promised to spend trillions in Baghdad?
In the clip below, Norah O’Donnell of MSNBC asks John Stoltz of VoteVets.org, “Why are you running ads against McCain, a fellow veteran?” Stoltz’s answer:
We all respect John McCain’s service in Vietnam; he’s clearly an American war hero. But he’s not in touch with what Americans want in this war. I mean, as an Iraq War veteran, representing over 15,000 veterans across VoteVets.org, we want John McCain to give us some straight talk. Is he going to continue the failed policies of George W. Bush in Iraq — and retreat from Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan — or is he going to take the fight to the enemy?
HumanEvents.com’s Ericka Anderson was there to offer up Republican talking points.
Watch the whole thing: