Winning the Cold War: Victory ‘No Biggie’ to the Left?

Slate reports that Matthew Yglesias says the following about the conservative response to the London bombings in the new American Prospect:

Attacks are welcome because they allow the right to recapitulate its finest hour [emphasis added], the days and weeks immediately following 9-11, when Bush’s popularity reached historic highs and liberals were too cowed to criticize conservatism on any front.

What about winning the Cold War strikes Yglesias as second rate?

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