McCain Flubs Iraq, Cancels Press Avail

John McCain said ‘The Awakening," a breaking point in the violence in Iraq, happened because of the surge, but actually, it started before. [A.P]

Newark is mourning the possible loss of its Starbucks. [N.Y. Times]

Barack Obama’s Kansan Uncle Charlie, who was among the soldiers who liberated Buchenwald during the Second World War, gives an exclusive interview to the Associated Press as Obama tours Israel. [A.P.]

House Republicans might buy an ad in The New York Times to display the op-ed by John McCain that the paper rejected. [The Crypt]

McCain canceled his press avail for today. [Ben Smith]