the American people have been conditioned to filter out the truth
Daily Kos: Shifting Focus On Domestic Spying: "the magnitude of Bush's errors have been so egregious, that Democrats take the position that they will inevitably reach fruition and explode all by themselves. It's the whole 'the truth will set you free' approach. Democrats think if they just state the truth--that Bush broke the law, that FISA controls, that this is a constitutional crisis--that's all the strategy they need. That strategy, I assure you, will lead to failure."