Is the one on the left.
An administration’s freedom of action is as wide or as narrow as it’s strategic communicators can make it. If The People grant legitimacy to the administration’s actions, all the oppositional elements can do is carp. If the administration allows oppositional media to manage the perception of The People such that legitimacy is denied, every action an admistration tries to take is blocked, delayed, emasculated or vetoed altogether.
One of the men in this picture understood this. He pledged his Life, his Fortune and his sacred Honor, expending vital life force countering the negative psychic energy and palpable hatred of millions who wished him ill. I’m sure they are rejoicing in the proggosphere today.
UPDATE: As expected, the classy commenters at Huffington Post pay their respects:
When the Cold Civil War turns hot, people like wmbear better stay out of my reticule.
And over at DU:
Faith No More
71. I didn’t like him when he was alive, why should I feel differently now that he’s dead?