It's clear now that things are going so well in Iraq, that the antiwar left has gotten increasingly creative in its arguments for retreat, in furtherance of the movement's endless project of souring public opinion on the deployment.A win in Iraq will be a big win for America, not even counting our evil imperialist ambitions.
Amazingly, the "Bush-lied, people died" slur is still going strong among the surrender hawks, never mind that we're long past that leg of the debate, notwithstanding the New York Times' editorial efforts.
Well, now it turns out that the left's big antiwar smear is the permanent-bases, "neo-imperial" project slur, which is debunked by Abe Greenwald at Commentary:
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Saturday, June 14, 2008
Donald Douglas of the blog American Power has a nice rundown describing why "McCain's Won the Iraq Argument."