And now, the surge has shown signs that it is succeeding. And it is causing a turnaround in public opinion, according to Pollster.com.
Republicans (including the president) have made real progress in swaying opinion to their side, while 10 months of Democratic efforts have failed to persuade citizens that the war continues to be a disaster. The war of partisan persuasion has tilted towards the Republicans and away from the Democrats, at least in this particular aspect.In essence, the battle of public opinion is being won here, and that means our troops have a chance to win the war over there.
And the Democrats now get to explain reality to their base.