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Response to treestar (Reply #53)

Fri May 15, 2015, 03:18 PM

79. Yes. There are pacifists on DU.

 


They are a small, but vocal, minority. They call the majority of DUers who opposed the Iraq War, but support Obama on the Afghan War "hypocrites". All that does is cement the pacifist reputation for idiocy. Because the two most common arguments against the Iraq War during its leadup were:

1. "It's a stupid fucking war."
2. "It takes troops away from Afghanistan."

Yes. The vast overwhelming majority of DUers supported Bush when he sent troops into Afghanistan.

Feel free to tell pacifist DUers that Sanders is not good enough for him. But don't fool yourself. Most of us supported Kosovo and Afghanistan and opposed Iraq. This thread only highlights more ways in which most of us agree with Sanders.

Please proceed.


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