Thursday, February 02, 2006

"Fair and Balanced" in the Tee Shirt Wars?

Looks like the Stasi agents Capitol cops are also moonlighting as fashion police.

As usual, the facts show that it's not what we were told by the SCLM/MSM. As usual, as they say, the devil is in the details. What we do know is that the Capitol police arrested Cindy Sheehan for wearing a tee shirt they didn't like, and removed her from the US Capitol building in handcuffs. Then, to give the appearance of being "fair and balanced", evidently feeling the need -- or obeying the orders -- to hassle someone from the other side, they go after Beverly Young, a Florida Republican congressman's wife who had the audacity to wear a "support our troops" tee shirt. But they asked her nicely to leave. No arrest, no handcuffs, nothing similar to the heavy-handed neofascist bullying tactics they used on Cindy Sheehan.

So what was Cindy's big crime? Wearing a goddamned tee shirt that had the total number of Americans slaughtered in Iraq and asks the non-rhetorical question "how many more?".

Yeah, that's obviously the fucking crime of the century. Cindy, how dare you attempt to use your clothing as a medium for exercising your free speech rights? How dare you?

And you there, Beverly Young. What the fuck were you thinking? I guess it doesn't matter that you, despite the fact that you are a Republican, have spent a good deal of your own personal time at Walter Reed and Bethesda, working with the severely disabled victims of Baby Doc's war.

Or does it? Maybe that is why you were asked to leave -- you have seen first hand the end product of the BFEE war machine, those deformed souls being spit out the other end of that infernal process.

Is this the Little Dick-tater's not-so-subtle way of telling you to keep your fucking mouth shut?

1 Comment:

Elizabeth Green said...

This is because our dictator continues to piss on the Constitution and doesn't recognize our right to free speech that he took an oath to defend. Of course, he doesn't understand polysyllabic words, so he could have been promising to cut his head off and send it to Mars for all he knew, but I thought he kept Dick Cheney around for a reason--because he can read.