Remember Cindy Sheehan? Her brave son Army SPC Casey Sheehan gave his life in the line of duty in Iraq, and she proceeded to prostitute his sacrifice to the Left. During George W. Bush’s tenure, the anti-military, anti-war, anti-Bush crowd couldn’t get enough of her antics. She aligned herself with moonbats like Code Pink and set up camp outside George Bush’s Crawford, Texas ranch to conduct protests.
Well, now that the Left wing’s lord and savior Obamessiah is in office, apparently Cindy’s protests aren’t appealing anymore.
A contrast in MSM reporting:
On August 9, 2005, the ABC anchor conducted an extensive on-air interview with Sheehan. “Cindy Sheehan is her name,” Gibson began. “She says she’s not moving until the president meets with her, and I had a chance to speak with her a few minutes ago. Cindy Sheehan, bottom line, what do you hope to accomplish with all this?” During the next week, Gibson and ABC continued to cover Sheehan. On August 17, 2005, when Sheehan left Crawford, Gibson reported, “We’re going to turn next to the standoff that is playing out near President Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas. Cindy Sheehan, you know, the mother who lost a son in Iraq, is now on the move, but she’s still standing her ground. ABC’s Geoff Morrell is in Crawford with the details…” The next day, Gibson reported, “All across the country last night, people held candlelight vigils in support of Cindy Sheehan…” Sheehan was mentioned in several other ABC newscasts, as well.
Sheehan announced plans to protest outside Obama’s vacation spot in Martha’s Vinyard. This doesn’t sit well with THE ONE’s fan club. In an appearance August 18 on WLS radio in Chicago, ABC News anchor Charles Gibson, who gave Cindy such glowing reviews back in 2005, now has this to say:
It’s such a sad story. Martha Raddatz [of ABC News] wrote a terrific book about one battle that took place in Iraq, and it was the battle in which Cindy’s son was killed. And you look at somebody like that and you think here’s somebody who’s just trying to find some meaning in her son’s death. And you have to be sympathetic to her. Anybody who has given a son to this country has made an enormous sacrifice, and you have to be sympathetic. But enough already.
Well Cindy, how does it feel to outlive your usefulness as a left wing tool?
Obama was left a winning hand in Iraq and Afghanistan, and it’s now his to fuck up. He’s realized that finishing the job might be in the best interest of the U.S. as well as for the establishment of at least a couple of countries in the Middle East free of Islamofascist terrorism.
The trouble is, his foreign policies are an ominous indication that he posessess neither the competence nor the leadship ability to tackle the war against Islamic aggression. If he has even a shred of decency, he’ll leave that up to the military and stay out of the way.