Skip to comments.Anti-War, My Foot [Hitchens]
Posted on 09/26/2005 12:06:40 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
The phony peaceniks who protested in Washington
Saturday's demonstration in Washington, in favor of immediate withdrawal of coalition forces from Iraq, was the product of an opportunistic alliance between two other very disparate "coalitions." Here is how the New York Times (after a front-page and an inside headline, one of them reading "Speaking Up Against War" and one of them reading "Antiwar Rallies Staged in Washington and Other Cities") described the two constituenciess of the event:
The protests were largely sponsored by two groups, the Answer Coalition, which embodies a wide range of progressive political objectives, and United for Peace and Justice, which has a more narrow, antiwar focus.
The name of the reporter on this story was Michael Janofsky. I suppose that it is possible that he has never before come across "International ANSWER," the group run by the "Worker's World" party and fronted by Ramsey Clark, which openly supports Kim Jong-il, Fidel Castro, Slobodan Milosevic, and the "resistance" in Afghanistan and Iraq, with Clark himself finding extra time to volunteer as attorney for the génocidaires in Rwanda. Quite a "wide range of progressive political objectives" indeed, if that's the sort of thing you like. However, a dip into any database could have furnished Janofsky with well-researched and well-written articles by David Corn and Marc Cooperto mention only two radical left journalistswho have exposed "International ANSWER" as a front for (depending on the day of the week) fascism, Stalinism, and jihadism.
(Excerpt) Read more at slate.msn.com ...
"Anti-war" = Pro-Terror
The one distinct thing about ANSWER is that it supports every opponent of the United States.
Makes 'em sound kinda cute and cuddly.
An old Trotskyite knows a Stalinist when he sees one...
Thanks for the post.
As a long time denizen of the swamp himself, Hitchens knows who the other denizens are. Still, this article coming from the left will really burn the opposition. I guess it's time to sit back and reach for the popcorn.
Nothing has changed.
Amazing! This article certainly does come from the left. Slate is owned by: ©2005 Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive Co. LLC
Galloway skinned this faker alive in their capitalist book selling debate.
Funny you should say that...every time I tunes in Saturday it seemed that some muslim/pali was either being introduced, was speaking or was leaving the stage.
It was an Anti American protest rally
They liked to share that scarf didn't they.. No mistake what they were really about...
I actually thought the vice was versa ... Galloway had invective while Hitch made points.
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