It's the age-old problematic situation: who do you believe? In this case, you have conservatives who are really spinning to support the President. the Carpetbagger (and others) are in their face.
As a rule, I generally ignore Jonah Goldberg’s columns — they’re hardly worth responding to — but his argument today has become increasingly common among conservatives, and therefore needs to be shot down quickly and thoroughly. Here we have a president forthrightly trying to win a war, and the opposition — which not long ago was [...]