From your Chicago Tribune:
"The president could take the politics out of Iraq once and for all if he would simply go on television and say to the American people: 'Yes, we made mistakes. Yes, there are things that I would have done differently. But now that I'm here, I'm going to work with both Republicans and Democrats to find the most responsible way out,'" Obama said. "Imagine if he did that, how it would transform the politics of our country."The full text of Sen. Obama's speech is here.