I wonder if the Dems have figured it out yet?
"But the president has an even better political position. There is now a clear and live contrast between Bush and the Democrats on an important issue in the war on terror."
"Let Democratic candidates try to defend the notion that we'll get lots of credit in Europe by going the extra mile--as if the 2005 detainees legislation generated any good will there. Let Democratic candidates align themselves with world opinion (as interpreted by Colin Powell), and join in expressing doubt about 'the moral basis of our fight against terrorism.'"
The Law of Unintended Consequences continues to work quietly but efficiently.