War News Updates: Where Are the Anti-War Protestors

The anti-war movement was all over the news before President Obama was elected. But apparently they weren’t really anti-war … they were just anti-President Bush. Two college professors just released a study of national protests between 2007 and 2009. What did they find?

via War News Updates: Where Are the Anti-War Protestors.

Wow. It’s almost like the war protests were used as a political tool to attack Republicans…

4 thoughts on “War News Updates: Where Are the Anti-War Protestors”

  1. We’ve seen this for years. It’s not a matter of wanting war to go away, although they do dream about that. It’s all about having a stick to beat some one with.

    Vietnam was actually different. The Campus Commies used the war to rouse the rabble in their classes and it was more a matter of the poor babies just didn’t want to get shot at or be inconvenienced in any way. As soon as Melvin Laird ended the draft the college campuses went silent.

  2. My my, such shallow analysis…
    The real reason is that Bush had already set up the path to establish marked improvements in security in Iraq, and laid out the path to withdrawal. On the other hand, in Afghanistan, the increased use of Preds, surge in Troops, and increased death toll are immaterial because that is “the good war….” Ergo, no need to protest any more. Well, that and the known fact that the fundamental nature of war shifts depending on the political persuasion of the POTUS….

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