Now, they are completely silent about their military hero. Probably because of this (emphasis mine):
Speaking with Radio Free Europe on Sunday, General David Patreaus came out with two very clear statements that are not likely to make former Vice President Dick Cheney very happy. In short, Patraeus is siding with President Barack Obama on the matters of closing Guantanamo Bay prison, and ending the government sanctioned practice of torture on detainees.As Charlie would say, "Cue the crickets."
See also Heartland Hollar.