Reaping the whirlwind
This isn’t too surprising, since sputtering indignation is their bread and butter, but Digby is correct that the conservatives and the conventional wisdom media villagers are going to go to Defcon 2 over anyone who says anything that is less than glowing about John McCain’s military service.
Conservatives created Swiftboating and the media let them get away with it, now, as little Tommy Friedman might put it: they can Suck. On. This.