Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Statements about Iraq

True

He prefers war on al-Qaida

Mostly False

McCain and Biden agree on military matters? Barely, not adamantly

Mostly False

If Obama voted against funding the troops, so did Lieberman

Half-True

McCain has often opposed timelines, but not always

No Flip

Obama sticks to his Iraq plan

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

On a timetable to withdraw from Iraq.

— National

False

No fresh evidence of what McCain would do

False

His tone changed, but not his position

Mostly True

True on the day the ad was released

John McCain

John McCain

Obama "hasn't been to Iraq in years."

— National

Mostly False

Ad takes most of McCain quotes out of context

False

Obama shifts emphasis on Iraq but not position