Way back when, after 9-11, Charles Krauthammer objected to calls for a national debate and, if necessary, a Declaration of War before invading Iraq. "Navel Gazers," he called the patriots who supported the Constitution.
Well, Dr. K has been contemplating his navel a lot lately. His crystal ball had gone haywire long ago, when his fondest dreams regarding Iraq went crashing on the rocks of reality. Now, the way neocons work is very similar to the Carville-Begala technique of defending Bill Clinton's serial crimes: "Deny, Deny, Deny — Hey, that's old news!"