The McCain Doctrine
George Stephanopoulos interviewed John Edwards on ABC This Week and they got around to Iraq where Edwards has a difference of opinion with John McCain:
Edwards: Yes, and, hopefully, the next president will understand that what we’ve been doing is not working. And I actually, myself, believe that this idea of surging troops, escalating the war, what Sen. McCain has been talking about, what I would call now the McCain doctrine, it’s—
Stephanopoulos: McCain doctrine.
Edwards: McCain doctrine. He’s been the most prominent spokesperson for this for some time.
Stephanopoulos: The general election is starting early.
Edwards: I’m just telling you it’s his thing, and I know John McCain very well; he and I are friends, but I think he’s dead wrong about this.