I read your column about the “anti-war” movement and I can’t believe I am saying this, but I mostly agree with you.
The “anti-war” “left” was used by the Democratic Party. I like to call it the “anti-Republican War” movement.
While I agree with you about the hypocrisy of such sites as the DailyKos, I have known for a long time that the Democrats are equally responsible with the Republicans. That’s why I left the party in May 2007 and that’s why I ran for Congress against Nancy Pelosi in 2008.
I have my own radio show, “Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox,” and I was out on a four-month book tour promoting the fact that it’s not about Democrats or Republicans, but it’s about the system.
Even if I am surrounded by a thousand, or no one, I am still working for peace.
Without Bush, media lose interest in war caskets
Byron York | Washington Examiner | September 29, 2009
The impassioned advocates of showing the true human cost of war grew tired of the story. Fewer and fewer photographers showed up. “It’s really fallen off,” says Lt. Joe Winter, spokesman for the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Center at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where all war dead are received. “The flurry of interest has subsided.”
Sheehan returns to rebuke Obama
After spending weeks dogging George W. Bush’s presidential vacations, anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan is now trying to make life uncomfortable for President Barack Obama.
US service member killed in Afghanistan
Associated Press | August 28, 2009
The death brings to 45 the number of U.S. troops who have died in Afghanistan this month, surpassing the 44 troops killed in July.
McChrystal: More Forces or ‘Mission Failure’
By Bob Woodward | Washington Post | September 21, 2009
The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan warns in an urgent, confidential assessment of the war that he needs more forces within the next year and bluntly states that without them, the eight-year conflict “will likely result in failure,” according to a copy of the 66-page document obtained by The Washington Post.