Skip to comments.Funeral Services for the Anti-War Movement Will Be Held Next Week
Posted on 09/28/2014 2:34:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Big, busy Morning Jolt to close out the week an appalling failure of immigration law enforcement, an indictment in that long-forgotten GSA conference scandal, another trip down memory lane for a beloved prematurely-canceled television show, and then this glaring change in our national politics:
Funeral Services for the Anti-War Movement Will Be Held Next Week
Howard Kurtz writes the obituary of the anti-war movement. Born in 2003, the movement experienced sudden difficulties in January 2009, struggled and limped along for the past few years, and finally collapsed in the street in front of the White House least week:
Medea Benjamin of Code Pink was asked why so few on the left oppose Obama. Hes totally defanged us, she said, citing his party, his affability and his race. The black community is traditionally the most antiwar community in this country. Hes defanged that sentiment within the black community, or certainly voicing that sentiment.
Defanged. Wow, those are damning words.
Andrew Sullivan, a conservative who largely became an Obama booster, is equally incredulous:
The way in which Obama supporters have lamely acquiesced to this reckless war fomented by a dangerous executive power-grab is more than a little depressing. It strikes me as uncomfortably close to pure partisanship. I cant imagine them downplaying the folly of this if a Republican president were in charge.
As Joe Weisenthal noted, Democrats largely abandoned the antiwar movement the moment Obama took office:
Commander Salamander, back in 2011: There never was an anti-war movement. Deep down, I think most of us knew that anyway. It was an anti-Bush movement. War had nothing to do with it it was all about the Left finding a way to regain power.
But bring in that white Republican guy and they will be up in arms again.
That chart is damning.
Note that the spike in “No Party” and big spike in “Third Party” (read: Green Party) participation was driven not by more people joining the anti-war movement, but by those two categories suddenly assuming much larger % of the total when Democrats jumped ship upon the election of Obama.
Misbehaved children do not want rules, zippy has no rules piubies do
War. What is it good for?
Obama. Marxism. Communism.
Islam. Obama. Nobel PRIZE.
The gravy-train of government hasn’t stopped for the coalitions of FSA that make up any anti-war protest. They get wee-weed up when their political puppeteers tell them to march. The quiet cockroaches are feasting on the dropping of ‘Rats.
The anti-war movement is nothing more than politicals hacks for the Democratic Party. They are not anti-war but rather bought and paid for by billionaire donors to obamaco.
Pretty funny her blaming black people like that. It seems to me the “anti-war” movement is always overwhelmingly white.
It’s racist to criticize anything Obama does. Even feminazism doesn’t trump racism.
Why would we want an anti-war movement? We are battling Islam for our very survival. I for one am all in. Even got a bumper sticker.
Don’t worry, they will be back as soon as a Republican is elected POTUS.
When the US built the atomic bomb, the ever-patriotic CPUSA (and the British Communist Party) founded the "Ban the Bomb" movement which opposed the US having any nuclear weapons. Their organization included that clever insignia we call the "peace symbol" today.
As Vietnam ramped up, they had a ready-made organization in place that became front groups with a variety of names "The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice", the "National Mobilization for Peace" (later the New Mobe) which supported "antiwar" group under their umbrellas. They never, ever were Peace groups or antiwar - they were always pro-enemy groups driven and directed by the hard Left.
All of the antiwar garbage that has followed has the same genealogy and the same anti-US mission. Nothing has changed.
“It was an anti-Bush movement. War had nothing to do with it”
This was all the media. The protesters were either ignorant
pawns or paid union thugs but it was the media that gave it
legs and held it afloat all along. There was no viable
antiwar movement, It was all a media generated event.
It was all liberal propaganda.
Medea admitted it.....first thing she said was “his party” which is THEIR party, the Democrats!! HYPOCRITES!!!!!!
How about the loyalist from the American Revolution? They
are still alive and well in the northeastern socialist
There is however no shortage of protest against the republican war on women, it is raging, and it is based on communist democrat lies, deceit and lawlessness of the islamic/communist/democrat messianic usurper obama and his host of minions.
They love the darkness because their deeds are evil.
No, she's a straight-up communist.
As Jeanine Garaffalow said, “It wasn’t hip to protest Clinton’s wars.”
Tar and Feathers!
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