The media have forgotten Clinton's vicious attacks against HIS "enemies" - Paula Jones, Kathleen Willey, Linda Tripp, Kenneth Starr, etc. All of these people were viciously savaged in the press for months, Clinton did everything he could to impede and vilify Starr, and yet the press is now making a huge thing out of Rove making a factual statement that WASN'T EVEN INTENDED AS A SMEAR, because it ISN'T a smear.
You know they haven't forgotten.
They haven't fogotten. They were in it up to their eyeballs, as you point out.