Thursday, October 27, 2005

Rant -- Michelle Malkin Stupidest Bitch on Planet Today

I'm in NO MOOD this morning, especially after I read this Michelle Malkin column title in the RMN: "The left's day of celebration is here: 2000 dead soldiers."

The argument is that 2000 is a fake, arbitrary, meaningless number, as Malkin quotes from U.S. Army Lt. Col. Steve Boylan
"The 2,000th Soldier, Sailor, Airman, or Marine that is killed in action is just as important as the first that died and will be just as important as the last to die in this war against terrorism and to ensure freedom for a people who have not known freedom in over two generations," Boylan wrote.

Yes, they are as important, which is why a round number like 2000 was chosen to protest the rising ranks of the dead. Because it's a round number, and it encompasses all 2000. Should we organize large protests every day? Because that's when soldiers are killed...every day. And if the bitch hadn't noticed, many people do protest and keep track of the count, every day.

And talking about arbitrary numbers, why count only those killed? Over 15000 soldiers have been wounded, some so grievously that they will never live anything close to their former normal lives again. Are they not worth protests and notice?

That's over 17000 soldiers negatively affected by an unnecessary war of choice. Diddle yourself to that number, Malkin. I know it turns you on to think of the human blood sacrifice our Administration makes everyday to its twisted ideology. (Not so pleasant being ascribed emotional attitude, is it?).

Then the argument is to think of the families, think of the effect such protests and reporting have on them. Okay, how about we think of the families of the next 2000 military dead, the next 15000 military wounded? We have a responsiblity to the living as well, you know.

I have two sons who will be eligible for military service in 13 and 16 years. I would be proud for one or both to join some branch of the military. My older son said he wanted to go to the Air Force Academy (of course, he's five, and that will surely change). Many of the men in my family, both immediate and extended, have served in the military.

I was raised to appreciate and love the military, to have pride in our U.S. troops and their integrity and honor. Not only that, but I was raised to believe that they should have and be expected to have the highest integrity and honor of any military on the planet. The fact that the military do their duty as they are required by the current misAdministration -- even those who disagree with it -- is a testament to their honor.

I am part of the military families, and I get a say in how the military is used.

But so what that I am? It doesn't matter if anyone in the military doesn't agree with me, as it doesn't matter that some in the military do agree with me. I have a say, as a mother, a sister, a daughter, a granddaughter. Hell, just as a citizen, I have a say.

I say our military is being used stupidly by ideological idiots who are being supported and cheered on by other ideological idiots.

Further, I say anyone who suggests that I don't have a right and a responsiblity to stand up and say someone is abusing our system is a stupid, ignorant, anti-American bitch. And anyone who suggests that I, as a member of the left, am "celebrating" the deaths of our soldiers is a santorum-sucking, donkey-fucking whore who prefers her smegma on toast, but will lick it right off the cock rather than go without. But that's my opinion.

"The left." That's a large spectrum. But she just points out the fringe. Am I fringe? Let's see, she says:
These are the people, remember, who liken Iraqi terrorists to America's Minutemen during the Revolutionary War.

Nope, not me.
Who believe the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and at Shanksville, Pa., were a Bush conspiracy with Israel and/or Saudi Arabia.

Again, no.
Who applaud when left-wing university of Colorado professor Ward Churchill gloats about "chickens coming home to roost" and suggests that the peace movement should support the fragging of American troops.

Way off.
Who use the names and images of dead American soldiers against their families' wishes to propagate anti-Bush hatred.

Uhhh, no.
Who believe Saddam Hussein should be freed and Guantanamo Bay emptied.

Where the fuck did she get that first one, and, actually, yes on the second, but only to transfer them to another facility under U.S. control. It's the same reason Abu Ghraib should no longer house prisoners...both have created a negative image of the U.S., and something symbolic (as well as concrete to make sure torture doesn't happen again) needs to be done.
Who carry around banners that proclaim "WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS WHEN THEY SHOOT THEIR OFFICERS."

That is a filthy libel, I never have. In fact, they're all filthy libels of millions of people who are on "the left" without being on the fringe.

But Michelle Malkin is on the fringe, herself. She's one of the few people who have an actual national platform read by -- well, I don't know how many read her idiocy, but it must be more than read mine.

Malkin talks a good talk about responsibility when it comes to others. We have a resonsibility to support our troops the way she thinks they should be supported. We have a responsibility to support the President in a time of war. We have a responsibility to be aware of the feelings of the families of the troops. We have a responsibility to not be divisive. Her only responsibility is to make lots of money questioning the motives and patriotism of millions of Americans who disagree with her.

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