Saturday, January 22, 2005

Photos from the Inauguration

Here's the promised photo essay, showcasing the finest in left-wing

"protesting" our country has to offer. Without further ado...

Well, to start off, here are a few pictures showing moonbats in need of
a civics lesson.

Yes, per the procedures outlined in the United States Constitution,
George W. Bush is the legally elected President of the United States,
and no, he isn't getting crowned, since he was elected, as opposed to
being given supreme executive power by a farcial aquatic tart.

Next, we’ll have some of the standard anti-Republican tripe.

Haha, I’m so clever, I drew a Hitler moustache on Bush!

Or even better, I’ll just put the word “Republican” and a swastika on
the same sign. Yeah, those Nazis murdered millions of Jews and other
non-Aryans, and started a war that killed hundreds of millions, while
Republican administrations have liberated millions, from the USSR to
Iraq. Good analogy.

Speaking of analogies, here’s another good one, from South Korea:

Well, correct me if I’m wrong, but by most accounts, this guy named
Osama bin Laden has been responsible for the death of quite a few more
innocents than President Bush. Oh, and then there’s that crazy guy with
the bad haircut and nukes that lives a couple hundred miles north of
where you are. And I think there are some U.S. troops there, under the
command of the “#1 terrorist” protecting you from…him…nevermind.

Moving on, I thought that Dick Cheney was supposed to be Satan, not

Then there’s some moonbats in need of a history lesson, as well:

I’m sorry, but I’m kind of at a loss for how the “Worst President Ever”
could have liberated millions of people in two separate countries from
tyrannical regimes, supported numerous countries around the globe in
their fight against Islamic extremist terrorism, and kept our Country

On a tangent, here’s an interesting picture.

Hmm…I wonder why the police are shooting pepper spray at these
peaceful, non-violent protesters? It wouldn’t have anything to do with the fact
that they were throwing snowballs, plants, pots, cans of soda, and other
assorted hard objects at the before-mentioned officers, would it?

Finally, here’s a series of pictures illustrating the radical-Left’s
“support of the troops.” A mother, protesting in honor of her son, who
was KIA in Iraq:

A "Bring the Troops Home" sign:

Flag draped coffins:

And a collage of Bush made up of pictures of fallen soldiers:

Other than the fact that I doubt most of the soldiers in the collage
would have consented to the use of their likeness, or the fact that the
flag-draped coffins are a “body-count,” depersonalizing the soldiers who
fought and died for this country, these actions seem to be expressing
some fairly mainstream, accepted, sentiments. After all, I’m sure most
American citizens would empathize with the mother, whose son made the
ultimate sacrifice, and that most Americans do wish that all the troops
could come home and be with their families.

But then you have protesters who do this:

and this:

and this:

While these actions do not surprise me, it is ironic that people who
profess to supporting the troops burn and desecrate the flag that those
same troops salute every day. The same flag those troops serve under.
The same flag that was the last thing covering the coffins of their
fallen comrades.

In a similar vein, we have students at Seattle Central Community
College "supporting the troops," albeit in an absolutely despicable manner:

First, here’s the caption that went with that picture: “Sgt. 1st Class
Jeff Due, right, a U.S. Army recruiter, is surrounded by protesters at
Seattle Central Community College, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, in Seattle.
After about a 10-minute standoff during which protesters tore up U.S
Army literature, the protesters were successful in getting Due and
another recruiter to leave their table under escort by campus security
officers. Several hundred students walked out of classes at several
Seattle colleges and universities to protest the inauguration of
President Bush.”

This Army recruiter was simply doing his job, which is to go to college
campuses, and find those that are willing to serve this country. He
does this job regardless of who is in the White House, regardless of any
political affiliation he has, regardless of the foreign policy of this
country. John Kerry could have been inaugurated yesterday and pulled
every U.S. soldier out of Iraq, and Sgt. Due would still have gone to
Seattle Central Community College to try and recruit a few good men to
serve in the finest Army on Earth.

But the hundreds of “protesters” were too stupid to realize that. No,
they saw two men wearing U.S. Army uniforms who were heavily
outnumbered and vulnerable, and decided that to show their
displeasure with a politician, they would strike against these two men.
Never mind the fact that these men are among the same ones who gave
them the right to speak out against the above mentioned politician.
Never mind the fact that this soldier has nothing to do with the policy that
led to the War in Iraq these “protesters” were “protesting.” The “protesters”
reverted tothe timeless far-left technique of taking out your political
frustrations on men in uniform. Oh, and forget about non-violence and
civilized discourse. Why do that when you can jeer and intimidate,
forcing a soldier of the U.S. military to be escorted away by police,
for his own safety?

Hopefully, there will one day be a time when the shameful treatment
soldiers received during the 1960s and 1970s will truly be in the past.
Obviously, regardless of all the left’s rhetoric about supporting the
troops, that day still has not arrived.

There was one picture that made me laugh, though:

Now, look closely at the two females in the foreground of this picture.
Look familiar? If you need a hint, check out the flag-burners shown