Skip to comments.Sheehan: Oppose Clinton if She Backs War (Stay Away from Fort Marcy Park!)
Posted on 10/25/2005 12:57:40 PM PDT by GianniV
Cindy Sheehan, who became the face of anti-war sentiment after her son died in Iraq, urged foes of the war to thwart Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's political aspirations unless the New York Democrat opposes the conflict.
"I believe that any candidate who supports the war should not receive our support," Sheehan said Tuesday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "It doesn't matter if they're Senator Clinton or whoever."
Sheehan has become a de facto leader of the anti-war movement since she camped out near President Bush's Texas ranch while he vacationed there in August, requesting a meeting with the president. Her son Casey was killed last year in an ambush in Sadr City, Iraq.
The former first lady, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, voted in 2002 for the congressional resolution authorizing the president to use military force in Iraq. Clinton has supported troop-level expansions even while criticizing Bush's handling of Iraq.
Clinton is up for re-election next year and leads national polls of the party's potential 2008 presidential candidates.
Sheehan met with Clinton in Washington last month to discuss the war.
"After she met with me, she said she has to make sure our sons didn't die in vain," Sheehan said. "That is a totally Republican talking point."
Clinton campaign spokeswoman Ann Lewis declined to comment on Sheehan's criticism.
Sheehan is in Washington this week to continue her protests. Her public criticism of Clinton surfaced earlier this month with a message posted on anti-war filmmaker Michael Moore's Web site in which she wrote: "I would love to support Hillary for president if she would come out against the travesty in Iraq. But I don't think she can speak out against the occupation because she supports it."
I still ask the question - who employs this woman and allows her take all this time off?
Sounds like Cindy's jealous that Hillary is getting more attention.
If she a leader of anything it's what comes after a bowel movement.
"Hello, I'm Cindy Sheehan and I've got a secret - I've got my head up my a**!"
All part of Hillary's strategy to appear the moderate.
let 'em mud wrestle and get it over with...
Sometimes, their base sounds a lot like our base.
Let's hope Cindy's mob stays home in '08.
"I still ask the question - who employs this woman and allows her take all this time off?"
Do you think someone in the IRS might just want to look at her filings?
I sure hope so.
I think CIndy needs to watch out... especially if sitting on a park bench
She was fired from CA government job. Soros indirectly plus speaking fees.
Exactly. The good Senator likely grins whenever this moonbat barks about her, while all her left wing true believers nudge nudge and wink wink whenever Hillary mouths her lukewarm support.
Funny, how after Cindy started attacking Hillary the MSM stopped paying attention to her.
My guess is that she isnt off. I smell moveon.org or George Soros money here. My guess is she is on the job.
Isn't it clear already?
They also realized they couldn't keep covering her while she was griping about not getting press because of "a little wind and rain" from Hurricane Rita.
If the war is over, we should be bringing our troops home - and have UN peacekeepers there. 2000 dead and rising doesn't sound like the "war" is over. With a constitution of some quality, we should declare victory and leave.
The Constitution just passed with a 78% majority. We are now trying to secure the country. Shut Up.
And with approx. 0% of the Sunni vote. Sounds like a recipe for civil war... in which case we need to be out of there. Saddam gone, "constitution" exists, it should be the Iraqis problem from here on out...
However, FR hasn't. I'm not sure an argument with a mother who lost a son is a winning proposal. And the more sites like this keep bringing her up, the longer she stays "relevant"... you know, the "no such thing as bad publicity in showbiz" motto....
Actually the Sunni vote was about 35%.
Of course, 0% represents the vote among Sunni terrorists and former Baath Party members...those I assume you support.
Then Hillary is even more stupid then I thought.
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