Whether you support him or not, you can not deny the fact that Barack Obama was courageous in his opposition to the Iraq War when all others were equivocating, and that his analysis of the possible outcome of a poor war plan, delivered six months before the war commenced, was dead-on.
Now Obama's political opponents, including the Clintons and the rightwing media (FoxNews, Hannity, Limbaugh, et al), are desperately trying to confuse the public.
Clearly, a individual with courage, conviction and intelligence is a huge threat to these folks. They'd like nothing better than for the public to believe that Obama is simply another political hack like themselves.
But Obama has the truth--which they can't away. And his words have been recorded. As Warner Wolff, the colorful NYC sportscaster loves to say, "Let's Go To The Videotape!"