President Obama boasted to a convention of military veterans that he has begun "a new era in American leadership" that is producing "a new attitude" around the world.
"The United States is safer and stronger and more respected in the world," Obama told the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Reno. Claiming that he has fulfilled his 2008 campaign promises on foreign policy, Obama cited the end of the Iraq War, the death of Osama bin Laden, and plans to wind down the war in Afghanistan by the year 2014.
One problem: 103 people died in co-ordinated attacks in Iraq yesterday, the bloodiest day this year. Not exactly a "new attitude" to celebrate . Read more