Cindy Sheehan has had it. The mother who began her crusade to end the Iraq War by camping outside George Bush’Â€Â™s Crawford, Texas ranch after her son, Casey, was killed in Iraq, issued her resignation as Ã¢Â€Âœthe faceÃ¢Â€Â of the anti-war movement in a post on the DailyKos website this Memorial Day.
The activist has endured a storm of criticism throughout her two-year campaign, and that storm grew stronger last week when she renounced ties with the Democratic Party over their refusal to cut off funding for the imperial occupation in Iraq.
I am deemed a radical because I believe that partisan politics should be left to the wayside when hundreds of thousands of people are dying for a war based on lies that is supported by Democrats and Republican alike. It amazes me that people who are sharp on the issues and can zero in like a laser beam on lies, misrepresentations, and political expediency when it comes to one party refuse to recognize it in their own party. Continue reading