During his statement on the situation in Iraq before leaving for Martha’s Vineyard, President Obama was asked if he regretted pulling the remaining U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011. An agitated Obama answered that it wasn’t his decision. In other words, “Bush’s fault”:
Obama campaigned on and eventually took credit for and celebrated the withdrawal of troops from Iraq, and now it wasn’t his decision?
He sure did:
So was Obama lying then, or was he lying today?
David Limbaugh diagnoses Obama’s real problem with the question:
Oh well. When in doubt, “blame Bush!”
Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include additional tweets.