During the years when America conducted shooting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan under George W. Bush, the leading voices of the political right generally deemed any criticisms of the commander-in-chief as unpatriotic if not treasonous.


The talking heads on Fox News Channel and other elements of the right-wing noise machine said knocks on Bush undermined the morale of our troops and emboldened our enemies.


But, of course, that was then, and THIS is now.

During the years when America conducted shooting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan under George W. Bush, the leading voices of the political right generally deemed any criticisms of the commander-in-chief as unpatriotic if not treasonous.

The talking heads on Fox News Channel and other elements of the right-wing noise machine said knocks on Bush undermined the morale of our troops and emboldened our enemies.

But, of course, that was then, and THIS is now.