McChrystal: Watch Your Left Flank

Rowan Scarborough has the top story at Human Events today.

The political Left is now attacking Gen. Stanley McChrystal over his proposed troop surge in Afghanistan in the same way it tried to besmirch the character of Gen. David Petraeus when he promoted the successful Iraq reinforcement. The lesson: when a four-star commander wants to win a war with more troops they get profiled by the Left as betrayers, rogues and liars. With Petraeus, they failed. Will McChrystal fare as well? Everyone should remember the infamous 2007 newspaper ad from MoveOn.org, the hard Left advocacy group, that posted a video showing George W. Bush transforming into Hitler.

Go read the whole thing.