Some Democrats have concluded that their decision earlier this summer to thwart votes on alternatives left them open to criticism that they were being intransigent.It's true that when the Times says "some Democrats" it usually means something like "this one conservative Democrat we always call for a 'some Democrats' line in a process-of-politics piece." Nevertheless. Intransigent? Good god At this point, I think we'd all settle for passive-aggressive.
-"Democrats Newly Willing to Compromise on Iraq"
Otherwise the only question raised by the article is what, precisely, about the Democrats' willingness to deal with the devil is new?