Skip to comments.A Mother and the President
Posted on 08/15/2005 12:54:32 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
A woman lost her son in Iraq and won't leave George W. Bush alone until he sees her. Who is she, and why is she stirring such emotion?
Cindy Sheehan, 48, is not a natural-born revolutionary. She speaks in a high, almost childlike voice. She says like as often as any teenager, as in, "This whole thing was like so freaking spur of the moment." When her supporters gather to discuss strategy, Sheehan is not to be found in the circle of beach chairs; she is 50 yards up the road, doing yet another interview, hugging yet another stranger. But here she is, the mother of Casey, 24, who died in Iraq last year, and now the central character in the strange, swirling protest she initiated two miles down the road from President Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas.
Sheehan is unflinching about why she's here. She says George W. Bush killed her son. She demands that U.S. troops come home now...
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It should start "until he see her AGAIN"
As media creations go, this lady is pathetic.
If she were pro-WOT they'd characterize her as sounding drugged. But the left prizes "childlike" above all other descriptions.
Everybody has to find a way to make a living. I guess she thinks being a paid protester is the way to go.
I would think joining the Army would be a better life.
She could volunteer at the nearest Army Post in helping the families at home maybe. Oh, but then that would be about them, not her. What a mental case.
"Hippies. They're everywhere. They wanna save the earth, but all they do is smoke pot and smell bad. "
Eric Cartman, Southpark
Just a comment that the Bush family DOES understand the death of a child. Remember W's older sister Robin died of a childhood illness. Granted, it wasn't a war that killed his sister, but painful for the family no less.
If Bush and the war truly are so unpopular why don't we have these mass demonstrations? I think the answer is: Because people don't like Bush but they don't want him to stop what he's doing, even if they're ashamed to admit that to their liberal friends.
That could describe their entire core group of whackos. Male, female or a cross btw the two.
Good point, this isn't a "massive" demonstration. At least not yet. They would have to get Jesse to bring in a few busloads from his coalition. I think that has happened yet because of all the infighting within the left and the power struggle. Just my guess.
I was sympathetic to this woman at the beginning of her publicity stunt. Now I'm just disgusted by the way she's daily dishonoring her son's sacrifice just to stay in the headlines.
This woman is off the deep end, she is threatening not to pay her taxes, she wants the President impeached, she's commenting on foreign policy, i.e. Israel, the media is sucking this up because they didn't have to go anywhere for news, she walked right into Crawford in a slow news month when the President is on vacation, all the media had to do was set up a bank of mikes and bingo, instant insanity, even the neighbors are getting tired of it, one neighbor shot off his rifle on his property which is legal in Texas, he's fed up with the circus. If this woman was saying how much she agreed with the war and how much she liked the President's policies, etc. none of us would hear a word from the MSM, we wouldn't even know she was there. I wonder where she was when slick was sending troops to Somalia, etc.
To fit with her childlike mind, no doubt.
When Liberals use the term "childlike" so endearingly, one can only assume they haven't spent any time around actual children.
Conservatives, who live in the real world, know what "childlike" really is: naive, whiny, petulant, demanding, immature, illogical, uneducated, selfish, and with a tendency to throw tantrums. In other words, just like Sheehan (and all her Liberal ilk).
I think her 15 minutes have been up for awhile now.
Absolutely! And the attempts to portray Bush as unsypathetic just don't hold up.
If I read one more puff piece about Cindy Sheehan, I will puke on my keyboard. These reporters are so incompetent or inane that they will not bother to look into who supports Sheehan or what she has said in the past. I'm assuming that the author of this article is a willing participant in any effort to get rid of Bush.
I wonder what she's planning to do, once Bush's vacation in Crawford is over? Move her protest to the White House? Or will her 15 minutes finally be over?