August 18, 2009

Surprise, surprise. The "anti-war" movement was a swindle...

Byron York is attending the Netroots Nation conference (formerly known as YearlyKos, a spinoff from the left-wing website DailyKos...

The netroots agenda: War? What war? | Washington Examiner:

...Then Greenberg asked which one of those issues "do you, personally, spend the most time advancing currently?" The winner was health care reform, with 23 percent, and second place was "working to elect progressive candidates in the 2010 elections," with 16 percent. In 11th place -- at the very bottom of the list -- was "working to end our military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan." Just one percent of Netroots Nations attendees listed that as their most important personal priority.

Many observers have remarked that Obama's decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan, and also to escalate the campaign of targeted assassinations using drone aircraft, both in Afghanistan and Pakistan, will cause him trouble on the political left. Indeed, some members of Congress have suggested that the president has just a year to show significant results in Afghanistan before lawmakers begin to pressure him to pull back. But if the Netroots Nation results are any indication, Obama may have more room than previously thought on the war. Not too long ago, with a different president in the White House, the left was obsessed with America's wars. Now, they're not even watching....

Of course not. It was always just politics and anti-Americanism. Pacifists are frauds. "Anti-war" activists are frauds, "Progressives" are frauds. The US military could be cooking Afghan babies like shish-ka-bobs, and as long as there is a Dem in the White House they won't mind at all.

OBAMA himself could be eating Afghan babies for breakfast, and the Quakers would applaud him for being "green" and reducing the burdan on Gaia...

More from York here...

Posted by John Weidner at August 18, 2009 6:01 PM
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