Is a lie. It's just that the Republican who does have some pretty sound ideas about how to go forward is not in charge of the Department of Defense. For that, we still have Donald 'I Don't Do Quagmires' Rumsfeld, supported by Dick 'Last Throes' Cheney.
Read this excellent article by John McCain. Then read this, and - on a lighter note - this.
McCain for 2008 doesn't seem like such a bad idea.