For partisan Democrats, when the word "Benghazi" comes up, the sophisticated thing to do is roll your eyes. If the name Charles Woods comes up, the normal thing to do is say, "Who?"
So let's talk about Cindy Sheehan for a moment instead. Remember her?
For a while, she was the Joan of Arc of the antiwar left. The mother of a U.S. Army specialist killed in Iraq, Ms. Sheehan held a vigil outside President George W. Bush's ranch, demanding to meet with him so she could denounce the war to his face.
The mainstream media swooned.
Ms. Sheehan's "moral authority," New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd genuflected, was...