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Remember Those Benchmarks?

Unheralded political advances in Iraq.

Feb 25, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 23 • By FRED BARNES
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"Facts are stubborn," Hillary Clinton said last month, "and I know it's sometimes hard to keep track of facts. But facts matter." Indeed they do. But with Democrats, the warning of former Harvard dean Henry Rosovsky may apply. "Never underestimate the difficulty," he said, "of changing false beliefs by facts."

Fred Barnes is executive editor of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.