You get called "unpatriotic" at the beginning.
You are accused of "not supporting the troops" in the middle.
And then, when you turn out to be proven correct, you can look forward to being blamed for losing the war with your original criticisms.
Wonderful how the Right-Wing is horrible at policy, but terrific at framing the debate about their horrible policy.
It's like the Kaiser is back -- without a 'stache and with a usable left-arm.