Marc Ambinder reports on Obama's performance at Take Back America:
Sen. Barack Obama is using his platform in front of a raucus liberal audience in Washington, D.C. today to confront Democrats -- Sen. Hillary Clinton in particular -- who voted in 2002 to authorize the use of military force in Iraq.
Obama regularly tells Democrats that he was proud to oppose the war from the start. He was running for the Illinois state senate at the time. Today, Obama brings that distinction into sharper relief, saying that he is "proud that I stood up in 2002 and urged our leaders not to take us down this dangerous path."
Slight correction, though. If I read my clock right, it's 11:10 a.m. as I write. Obama very likely will say what Ambinder quotes here from his prepared remarks...when he takes the main stage at noon.
Update: It's possible that Obama said this stuff AFL-CIO conference this morning. If so, I take back all snark. Be prepared for Update II when in a few minutes when Obama speaks again and I can confirm one way or another if he says any of that.
Update II: Yeah, he said it. No more updates.