Different River

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September 16, 2005

Cindy Sheehan: “Pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans”

Filed under: — Different River @ 6:36 pm

Many on the Left have claimed that the federal response to the hurricane in New Orleans was slower or smaller because of all the troops in Iraq. The argument seems to be that if the troops weren’t in Iraq, they could have gone to New Orleans.

But for one very prominent Leftist, sending them to New Orleans wouldn’t be good enough anyway!

Cindy Sheehan writes in the Huffington Post:

George Bush needs to stop talking, admit the mistakes of his all around failed administration, pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans and Iraq, and excuse his self [sic] from power. The only way America will become more secure is if we have a new administration that cares about Americans even if they don’t fall into the top two percent of the wealthiest.

Matt Drudge points out that Sheehan is “fresh off inking a lucrative deal with Speaker’s Bureau.” So perhaps “she self” will soon be among “the top two percent of the wealthiest” (does that mean “the top two percent of the wealthy people” or “the wealthiest two percent of all people”? Those are very different things. Unless there is some “leftist math” that’s different from regular math.)

2 Responses to “Cindy Sheehan: “Pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans””

  1. Stuart Berman Says:

    Perhaps this is why Cindy is doing this… she heard that she would be among the wealthiest – she thinks this will make her one of the wealthy rather than talking to and hanging around them… But then again for some people just being around the wealthy is as good as they can imagine it to get.

  2. Joe’s Dartblog Says:

    The Occupation of New Orleans
    According to Cindy Sheehan, whose radical comments are no longer reported in the press (her duty having been fulfilled) the presence of soldiers in New Orleans amounts to an occupation which must be ended and then Bush thrown out of…

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