One Presidential candidate exemplified Courage and Leadership by supporting a new strategy even when it was unpopular, and Harry Reid called the war "Lost". Here's an interview from August 2007:
The other candidate advocated surrender and abandonment. He refused to meet with Gen. Petraeus, and even refused to condemn the far-left Moveon.org when they suggested Petraeus was betraying his country.
Now that much heavy political lifting has been completed by Sen. McCain, Lieberman and Graham, Sen. Obama has started to waver on his surrender strategy. He's like the guy that shows up at the end of a long day of work and seeks to receive the credit:
I'm sorry Sen. Obama... you stand with Sen. Reid: