The capitulation of the national Democratic Party to the far left continues. You may recall that the bloggers launched a campaign early this year to have national Democrats “repudiate” their support for the Iraq war and “apologize” for their votes to oust Saddam Hussein.

One by one, the candidates capitulated. John Edwards surrendered without a fight. So did Chris Dodd. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaModerate or left of center — which is better for Democrats in 2020? Obama: Countries facing severe effects of climate change offer 'moral call to rest of the world' Democrats' self-inflicted diversity vulnerability MORE trumpeted the fact that he NEVER supported ousting Saddam. Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMore than 200,000 Wisconsin voters will be removed from the rolls Trump is threatening to boycott the debates — here's how to make sure he shows up Trey Gowdy returns to Fox News as contributor MORE put up a fight, but in the end, joined the “Surrender Now” chorus of the other candidates.

Well, Gen. David Petraeus will be testifying on the Hill this week to discuss military and political progress of the past few months in Iraq and the leftists are at it again. MoveOn.org has launched an ad campaign under the title “General Betray Us.” Get it? Ha, ha. Of course, MoveOn “supports the troops.”

Senior Democratic senators have raised questions about Petraeus’s independence and credibility.

The problem is that Petraeus was just recently confirmed by the Senate by an 81-0 vote. Clinton, Biden, Dodd, and this time, Obama, all voted to confirm him. The question must be asked: Will these senators now be asked to repudiate THIS vote also? If so, what does that say about their leadership capabilities? If they can’t stand up to a few pesky bloggers, how will they have the will to fight radical Islamic terrorism for the long term? Democrats are learning that there is no satisfying their far left base.