Thursday, August 25, 2005

Cluebat of the Painfully Obvious

In the business, we call this a, "carefully orchestrated photo opportunity."

Update:The beatification of St. Cindy...

Cindy Sheehan kneels before a cross with her son's name on it, touches his picture, wipes her tears. It's an outpouring of emotion that is part of a scheduled news event organized daily for the television, radio and print reporters who crowd in to capture a mother's grief.
PR Machine Behind Cindy Sheehan?

Another Update:
The BradShow has MP3 audio of a Mother Sheehan interview. She's clearly hurting from her loss, talking about cute things Casey did when he was two years old, but sadly, a good chunk of the rest is filled with insightful, well-considered comments like this:

"It's not gonna stop until mothers say, "No. No, I'm not giving my son to you can kill him to line your pockets."
Ya know, Cindy, I'm thinking the military doesn't actually WANT a bunch of momma's boys who only do what their mommies will let them do. And I'm thinking we don't want soldiers defending our country who will come running home as soon as mommy says it's past their bedtime.

Your son was a MAN, who made his own decisions, and served his country like a MAN. I'm sorry you lost your son. But JEEZ woman, give it a rest.