Stay classy, McCain.
(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain said on Friday that his Democratic opponent, Barack Obama, is likely to be in Iraq over the weekend.
The Obama campaign has tried to cloak the Illinois senator's trip in some measure of secrecy for security reasons. The White House, State Department and Pentagon do not announce senior officials' visits to Iraq in advance.
"I believe that either today or tomorrow -- and I'm not privy to his schedule -- Sen. Obama will be landing in Iraq with some other senators" who make up a congressional delegation, McCain told a campaign fund-raising luncheon.
McCain Outlines Troop Movements for Enemy
Have you ever heard of our government announcing that one of its top officials was going to Iraq? Of course not. You hear that they have arrived in Iraq on a surprise visit, sometimes to enjoy plastic turkey with the troops. I think we all understand the security reasons for this caution. Well, either McCain doesn't understand that Iraq is a dangerous place (very possible), or he has another objective in mind: