Skip to comments.Mother's Iraq Protest Plays to Smaller Crowd
Posted on 11/27/2005 7:40:00 AM PST by oldleft
CRAWFORD, Tex., Nov. 26 -- Dancing to reggae music and hugging her supporters, Cindy Sheehan led an anti-Iraq war rally Saturday at a one-acre campsite adjoining the ranch where President Bush is spending his holiday weekend.
As in August, when she galvanized attention and made headlines for days with similar protests, there were songs and speeches and demonstrators holding signs reading "Bring the Troops Home" near the main entrance of the 1,600-acre ranch where Bush has been vacationing since Tuesday.
Unlike then, when hundreds came from all over the country for major events at the two campsites named after Sheehan's son, who was killed in Iraq, Sheehan found herself addressing a crowd of only about 100 Saturday afternoon.
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Is that the autograph line? Or is it the kisses for a dollar line? Oh, everyone was at mean ole Wal Mart fighting for lap top computers. That is why she is all alone. No longer important. Her 17 minutes of fame (flame) burned out.
She is so over. Go home Cindy, and take care of your aging mother. What a creep.
The picture in this thread will crack you all up! Poor little Cindy! ROFL!
"when she galvanized attention and made headlines for days"
Once again the media reporting on itself. 1600 people in a nation of nearly 300 million protesting anything is a non-story, unless the left-dominated media makes it one. Shame on the declining Fox News for joining the party
The vast majority of Americans looked at the disgusting Sheehan show either disdain or indifference.
I'll bet that a significant portion of the "crowd of only about 100" is the media pool.
I found this article to be particularly slanted (what's new about that--LOL!), but I truly believe that it's over for this bunch of crazies. I don't think even the MSM can revive this has-been and her silly followers.
LOL. What if you gave a book signing/war protest and nobody much came. LOL. Where were the DUers, at home eating turkey and driving their families nuts?
Gee...that's too bad.
LGF has some even better pics. Rows and rows and rows of empty seats!
It's actually a link to Sweetness and Light:
You'll laugh your butts off!
Remember Martha Burk? The lady who protested against the Masters Golf Tournament here in Augusta? She ended up with 17 -- 17 -- fellow protestors on the big day and dropped out of sight like a stone notwithstanding the efforts of the MSM, especially the NY Times, to make a big deal out of it. Cindy, meet Martha; Martha, welcome Cindy to the losers club.
I am highly offended by this idiot peace creep making political capital out of her dead son. Her husband divorced her, evidently because of her disrespect for their son's sacrifice.
All alone, I'm so all alone
There is no one else but me
Sitting in my haute couture
Not even one damn sig-na-ture
I'm all alone, hope I don't snap
Eating Iraq pap that tastes like crap
I'm all alone with smelly Brahma bulls
Alone with cameramen and fools
I'm all alone, no telephone
All alone and feelin' blue
Wond'ring where are all my fans
And if they're all alone and crazy, too
I guess making money off your son's death doesn't inspire as many people as the media led us to believe.
Little Green Footballs links to Sweetness and Light. Very cool! http://www.littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/weblog.php
If you go to the site I suggested, you'll see that not only were there flags, but blue star helium balloons too!
The way some of the DUers act, you would think they have nothing to be thankful for. They were probably at home playing video games in their mothers basement..
I'm surprised it was that many. By the looks of that picture posted, it seems that many of her "supporters" are tiring of her also.
The name of her book is insulting to fathers everywhere-Not one more mother's child-she seems to infer that men do not grieve as much when a child dies and this is pure B.S. I read an article on sheehan where she mentions her estranged husband and the fact that since he did not carry Casey in the womb or nurse him he is not as vocal about his grief. Just because he is not as vocal about his grief does not mean he does not hurt every bit as much as she does and maybe even more.
Cindy: Your fifteen minutes are up. You had a good run of it. Now off to obscurity with ye!
As a mother, she's worthless. As a grieveing mother she would at least be pathetic if she weren't so addicted to encouragemnent from a large collection of zombies.
...98 of which were reporters...
Well, lessee....one...uh, two...don't forget the folks whom they rented the circus tent...three, four, five...band menbers in the background (who are curiously absent...)
How much worse did she make the death of her son by openly displaying her hatred for everything her son stood for?
I hope her family will forgive her for what she has done and take care of her.
Fox News reported the crowd as only about a dozen actual "supporters". Even the Post's disgusting attempts to multiply the truth ten times the actual amount makes her look pathetic.
Bye bye Cindy! Maybe you can find other family members you can exploit for you own deraged agenda?
Way to dance on your son's grave, Cindy Jihad. At least now you're dancing alone, showing the world your true face.
Maybe I am not a very nice person because I don't.
She deserves nothing from these people who's faces she spit in.
Oh, I don't know. Most of the MSM can be included among her supporters. So, if there were 100 persons in attendance, and 88 of them were reporters, it would probably still be accurate to say that "about 100 supporters showed up."
I'm surprised it was that many.
They may have included all the MSM people, they are her most strident supporters.
Why doesn't she recognize that only 3 of her Democrat heroes voted to bring the troops home immediately. Go whine to the spineless lefties about it who are all talk.
Thanx for that great link, Doc.
The Sheehan Circus was even giving away free food--and lots of it! And still, nobody came. (Ma Sheehan's sis is the lady at the pix.)
100? Lots of room in that ditch.
There are more people in line for the free food ... then for her book signing ... LOL!
Don't at least two people have to show up before you can have a Love-In?
Protester Dede Miller (C), sister of anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, is arrested by McLennan County sheriff deputies near U.S. President George W. Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, November 23, 2005. A dozen Iraq war protesters were arrested on Wednesday as they tested a new ban on camping and parking on roads near Bush's Texas ranch where he is spending the Thanksgiving holiday. (Jim Young/Reuters)
Protester Dede Miller, sister of peace activist Cindy Sheehan, sits at the site of the original 'Camp Casey' near President Bush's ranch on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005 in Crawford, Texas. More than a dozen war protesters returned to a roadside near President Bush's ranch before dawn Wednesday, defying two new local bans on roadside camping and parking. (AP Photo/ Matt Slocum)
Obviously not a veteran tent camper...
Looks like they turned out the entire mainstream media readership for this one.
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