Video: Obama on "President Maliki"

It comes at around 5:40. As silly and harmless as his “Untouchables” quote, but still worth flagging as fodder for the obligatory thought experiment on how the left would react to McCain saying the same thing. We can agree, I trust, that any man possessed of such genius as to recognize that fathers are important can be forgiven the occasional slip of the tongue.

There’s some genuine meat here, actually. Be sure to watch from 3:30 through around 4:45, during which His Holiness makes the comments I wrote about in this post. The caveat about “tactical readjustments” as circumstances on the ground warrant fills me with a sense of, dare I say it, Hope. Exit question: That’s not a … flag lapel pin, is it? Click the image to watch.