More Rats Abandoning the Ship, and the Troops Are No Longer Fooled Either

At the Corner, Andrew Stuttaford writes:

So Nancy Pelosi is visiting the Saudi dictatorship next. I await George Bush’s condemnation of this visit with interest.

Someone is angling to be kicked off the Corner. And at a corner of the internet a lot more closely associated with facts, Steve Benen has a story about how the troops are no longer a reliably enthusiastic audience for their esteemed Commander in Chief. Benen notes that even such right wing newspapers as the Washington Times are now willing to report facts like this.

I was wondering though… what’s been the tipping point that has made it acceptable
to doubt the Decider?