ON JOHN MURTHA and the limits of biography: Another veteran who hasn't worked out as Democrats hoped.Murtha clobbered his Republican challenger in November, despite Putz and the Bushbots' eager campaigning for her, despite him being labeled a traitor and coward by the GOP (see Schmidt, Jean) and despite his status as the favorite target of right wing media. Make no mistake: Murtha's strong, public opposition to the war led the way for the Democrats to take over both houses. Without Murtha, the Dems don't win big. Period.
Oh, and the majority of Americans support his plan for Iraq (via Atrios).
How in any way, shape or form has Murtha not "worked out"?