Hello, anti-war Left! I have a couple of questions for you. Let’s start with this:
Do you still exist?
I know that people have been getting out into the streets to protest another insane war, this time in Syria, and I’ve heard some strong rhetoric against war from the likes of well-known left-wingers like, uh… Pat Buchanan and Rand Paul?
Well, yeah… may you live in interesting times!
I wonder what’s up with the anti-war Left. Could they be short of cash?
What’s up, folks? Are you tired? Confused? Split on the issue and / or short of money? Bad weather? Or could it be what most of us strongly suspect…
The President is a Democrat and he won a Peace Prize so you think it’s a humanitarian / philanthropic / spreading peace and democracy mission. Well?
Of course it is. You are still so mesmerized by Obama that you would literally buy the exact story Bush and Rumsfeld tried to cram down your throats because you cannot bring yourselves to believe that this is exactly what’s happened. Obama could copy and paste practically anything Bush ever said, have the grammar and vocabulary corrected, and read it in his best Mussolini pose to thunderous applause, and you know it’s true!
I know it’s true, because I’m watching it happen!
You would never buy into Bush’s “spreading democracy” and “surge” but you have gleefully bought into the “limited operations,” and “kinetic military action” of Barrack Obama because you are precisely THAT gullible.
Because you either believe or don’t really pay much attention to Obama’s miserably lame excuses like “no boots on the ground.” Of course! It’s not a war if there aren’t any boots on the ground. Did you really buy that without reading the fine print or did you just miss it? Boots? Seriously? That’s the level of propaganda necessary to sucker you into selling your souls to His Satanic Majesty?
So Hope and Change has come to America in the form of footwear. Maybe the troops will wear sandals instead of boots. We’ll dress them up like Jesus this time and it’ll be really cool and kinetic and peace-prizey. Maybe it’ll be Kobe’s new sneakers?
Way to hold the President’s feet to the fire!
We all know you Leftists love peace and hate war, so as long as it’s not called a “war,” it’s fine. Of course, you’d never stand for a “police action,” an “escalation” or a “conflict” because those things sound really Vietnamy. “Surges” and “Shock & Awe” operations sound too Bushy, but what about a response? Yes! A “response” sounds very nice indeed, like we’re having a dialogue with someone. That’s why I wake up every day and thank the Lord that Obama’s in charge and he ended all the wars and opens up dialogues, allows voices in Congress “to be heard” and gives “responses” to violations of international “norms.”
To be fair, I guess it’s pretty hard to get worked up over limited operations and kinetic nonlethal lethal military actions that don’t require boots on the ground (or congressional approval.) Those things aren’t catchy and take up too much space on posters. And it’s hard to imagine John and Yoko singing – kinetic military responses are over… if you want it…
What’s even harder to imagine is a Democrat agreeing with the people who have been way out in front on this issue, like Rand and Pat and many other conservatives and libertarians.
They’re screaming the loudest against war, while the other side struggles to muster a whine.
- Angry anti-war protesters besiege John Kerry’s home, banging on doors, windows (giftoftruth.wordpress.com)
- Will The Anti-War Movement Return? (dish.andrewsullivan.com)
- Why the Anti-War Movement Collapsed (respublica.typepad.com)
- Anti-war protests held worldwide (rinf.com)
- Anti-war movement too poor to protest Obama over Syria (hotair.com)
- Where The Anti-War Left Went (thesterlingroad.com)
- Anti-Syria War Protests London (todayistblogger.wordpress.com)