Rachel Maddow on the RNC - 9/3/12 - Why no mention of the wars? Does Romney want to go to war with Russia?Submitted by dwalters on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 14:27
3:30 - McCain contradicts Paul Ryan's new comments regarding withdrawal from Afghanistan
4:28 - Maddow discusses Romney's subtle threats to Russia during his RNC speech
5:50 - Maddow notes that Romney never mentioned Afghanistan or the troops that are dieing there
7:40 - Maddow begins massaging Obama's ego with his position on Afghanistan
9:13 - Obama tries to draw a distinction between him and Romney with Respect to Afghanistan - where there is none (as we know now from Ryan's recent comments)
10:03 - Maddow begins talking about Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman on foreign policy
10:34 - Maddow: "Mitt Romney is no Jon Huntsman. He's no Ron Paul. [Romney] is afraid to say the word 'Afghanistan'..."
11:18 - Maddow: "This election will fail us as a nation as a means of having a robust debate about a war we are still waging while more than two-thirds of Americans do not want us to be fighting it... The pressure on this issue - the pressure on the policy makers if there is going to be any - will have to come from the People... Because it seems we care about this as a country even if some of the people who say that they want to lead us do not care about it."