Originally Posted by DTop
That's exactly the point mmarsh. The soldiers' wage war, she's protests what they're doing, she protests their commander in chief. How can anyone say they're supporting soldiers while doing that? It's illogical.
The left does not want the war to end, they don't want the war to go well because that would make their opponents look good. They want the war to continue so they can use it for their own purposes during subse quent election. They are hypocrites. It's utter nonsense and Sheehan is their poster child du jour.
Give it about a month and the media's talking heads will find other things to talk about. August is always a slow news month, right now they're talking out of their alternate orifices.
Then by that logic ANY type of criticism against the president would be considered unpatroitic. For example, if you protest Bush's economic policies that would by your definition be showing support for a weak US economy. That sounds alot like a dictatorship. Nor is this the first time a US war has been protested from within the country. The American Revolution, Civil War, WWI, Vietnam these were all conflicts that at one point or another had vocal opposition or peace movments. Why is this one any different?
You forget that (aside from a few cowardly, self-serving, congressmen)
the left never wanted this war. Did you expect that they would be silent after being proven correct? Instead of being angry at the left for being correct about Iraq (which is what this is really about), You should be angry at the people who took us into this godawful situation. Is the Left using Iraq for there own devices? Of course they are. That's politics. The right tried doing the same thing to Clinton during the Kosovo war. And lets not try and pretend that the Right didnt use Iraq for its political advantage. You call the left hypocrites, but you need to take a look in the mirror. Every tactic that the Left has done the right as done exactly the same.