Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Cindy Sheehan Waits in the Summer Heat

She lives in a bus outside of Our President's summer home, asking only to speak to him.

Cindy Sheehan mother of Casey who died in Baghdad Iraq on April 4, 2004, President of Gold Star Families for Peace, is waiting for Our President to meet with her, to talk to her.

It was reported on Kos and Cindy confirmed in a Buzzflash interview that there is speculation that she will be arrested on Thursday. I have heard The Shrill screeching on talk radio that she is treasonous and a threat to the President, that she ought be arrested. A threat to national security they say. Check the photo and see how threatened you feel.

The administration noticed here right away. They roused folks out of the August reverie that wafts over Washington in August and got national security adviser Steve Hadley and deputy White House chief of staff Joe Hagin appear in Crawford to meet with her.

Another of the Shrill radio callers demanded to know what should Mr. Bush do? Can we really expect Our President to speak to a regular person? (Apparently there are many folks who confuse the Presidency with a monarchy.) Now as my regular readers know, I'm no Bill Clinton fan, but I can't help but contrast Mr. Bush's behavior with that of Mr. Clinton. He would have pulled on his jeans and his polo shirt and walked purposefully down that road. He would have waved off the secret service and taken her hands in his, looked into her eyes, and would have spoken of her son, by name. He would have known what he was like, who his friend

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