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ABC Fact Checks Obama and the Surge

Good stuff from Jake Tapper. His conclusion:

But it seems, well, debatable for Obama to say “there were also statements made during the course of this debate in which I said there’s no doubt that additional U.S. troops could temporarily quell the violence.”
He said it, but not until March 2007. So the accuracy of this claim depends on when you consider the “debate” over the surge to have taken place.


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