Obama on one side: Wrong on The Surge!

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Video Script:

Obama: My assessment is that the surge has not worked.
Obama: I would end this war, and I would have our troops out within 16 months.
Obama: I will immediately begin to remove our troops.
Murtha: I think the surge is working.
Lieberman: The surge is working.
Clinton: We’ve begun to change tactics in Iraq, and in some areas, particularly in Al Anbar Province, it’s working.
Gibbs: The security situation has improved, much as everybody admitted it would if we put more troops on the ground.
Axelrod: I mean, he never disputed the fact that if you throw a surge of American soldiers in an area that you can make a difference.
Obama: I am not persuaded that 20,000 additional troops in Iraq is gonna solve the sectarian violence there. In fact, I think it will do the reverse.
Reporter: You did not refer to the 16 month timetable. Does that mean you can tell us today that you will not change the 16 month timetable?
Obama: (smiles and breathes) Uh… I… (scratches head)

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