And no, this is not a joke.
Get ready to take another ride on the Copy-Cat Express:
The best part is that in a conference call, one of his surrogates, Heather Wilson, stated that she could see a withdrawal even sooner than the time table requested by Maliki (Obama's 16 months).After a meeting with former President George H.W. Bush, McCain was asked whether it was conceivable for U.S. troops to be fully pulled out of Iraq in about two years.
"I think they could be largely withdrawn," the Arizona senator replied, citing the success of the "surge" strategy of increasing U.S. troop levels in increasing security in the country.
"As I've said, we have succeeded. This strategy is not (just) succeeding, we have succeeded. And of course as we all know it has to be based on conditions on the ground."
McCain said U.S. military success had made it possible for troops to return. "When you win wars, troops come home. And we are winning," he said.
All this after the Bush Administration came out with their "Withdrawal Horizons."