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McCain sharpens attack on Obama

Says Democrat tried to 'legislate' defeat in Iraq Seeks to draw attention from his rival's trip

Senator John McCain greeted a veteran yesterday at the American GI Forum Convention in Denver. Senator John McCain greeted a veteran yesterday at the American GI Forum Convention in Denver. (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)
By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / July 26, 2008

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WASHINGTON - After days of responding to Senator Barack Obama's overseas tour with off-the-cuff jabs, Senator John McCain yesterday tried a new tactic, delivering a detailed argument accusing his Democratic opponent of favoring an Iraq policy that would have had American troops "retreat under fire." (Full article: 934 words)

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