After listening to the Iraq hearings, Josh Marshall examines the attacks aimed at John McCainJohn Sidney McCainOvernight Defense: US to send 1K more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions | Iran threatens to break limit on uranium production in 10 days | US accuses Iran of 'nuclear blackmail' | Details on key defense bill amendments Overnight Defense: US to send 1K more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions | Iran threatens to break limit on uranium production in 10 days | US accuses Iran of 'nuclear blackmail' | Details on key defense bill amendments Senators revive effort to create McCain human rights commission MORE for his statement about leaving troops in Iraq for 100 years. Marshall argues that no one wants that scenario, even under McCain's explanation that a long-term presence should mean no casualties. Marshall notes that the Republican National Congressional Committee, despite sending out a press release calling the attacks "false," is understandably "scared" of how McCain's statement can hurt the party from the top down. Marshall says that Republicans already lost the House seat held by former Speaker Dennis Hastert (Ill.), after the party