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What Barack Obama gets about Iraq, rural America, that John McCain doesn’t

By Douglas Burns | 06.03.07

[Commentary] One of the more disturbing elements in a king’s ransom of problems with the U.S. war in Iraq is the indisputable fact that rural Americans are doing a disproportionate share of the fighting. Most of us in western Iowa, regardless of position on the war or political affiliation, just know this. We see it [...]

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What Barack Obama gets about Iraq, rural America, that John McCain doesn’t

By Douglas Burns | 06.03.07

[Commentary] One of the more disturbing elements in a king’s ransom of problems with the U.S. war in Iraq is the indisputable fact that rural Americans are doing a disproportionate share of the fighting. Most of us in western Iowa, regardless of position on the war or political affiliation, just know this. We see it [...]

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What Barack Obama gets about Iraq, rural America, that John McCain doesn’t

By Douglas Burns | 06.03.07 | 4:32 pm

[Commentary] One of the more disturbing elements in a king’s ransom of problems with the U.S. war in Iraq is the indisputable fact that rural Americans are doing a disproportionate share of the fighting. Most of us in western Iowa, regardless of position on the war or political affiliation, just know this. We see it [...]

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