Says that the words about a concrete date for a pullout were misconstrued via the translation and that
his remarks did not indicate that he was endorsing Obama over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain.The Iraqi PM must have received a call from his good friend George.
"Who they choose as their president is the Americans' business. But it's the business of Iraqis to say what they want. And that's where the people and the government are in general agreement: The tenure of the coalition troops in Iraq should be limited," he said.
(Thanks to Hot Air)
UPDATE:Well it didn't take any huge analysis effort to figure this out:"Maliki Aide's Statement Came After U.S. Call"