Jewish Democrats: McCain’s AIPAC speech is a page out of Bush/Rove playbook


The National Jewish Democratic Council is out with a response to John McCain’s AIPAC speech:

NJDC: McCain Continues Bush/Rove Tactics of Fear and Smear in AIPAC Speech

WASHINGTON, DC – Ira N. Forman, Executive Director of the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC), released the following statement criticizing the Senator McCain’s attacks on Senator Obama in a speech he delivered to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference today:

John McCain, who has held himself up to be a different type of politician, cannot help himself and keeps returning to the Bush/Rove tactics of fear and smear.

Today at the AIPAC Policy Conference, rather than emphasize parts of his positive record, he once again mischaracterized Senator Obama’s positions on Iraq and Iran. Mr. “Bomb Iran” is a candidate who cannot publicly distinguish between Sunni and Shiite terrorist groups, cannot get the troop surge numbers right, cannot distinguish between real progress in Iraq and Potemkin marketplace tours and who wants to double down on the Bush failed policies in Iraq and Iran.

Such a so-called foreign policy expert has no business in the fear and smear

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