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2005

Contradictions of the anti-war movement

04/14/05

For starters, supporting the troops, for those in the antiwar movement, involves a completely separate paradigm then that of the flag waving right-wing fanatics that support the war. The fact is, the righties have hijacked the 'support the troops' slogan. But it's just a ploy. When the antiwar movement says 'support the troops,' what we are really saying is, 'don't send our soldiers off to die for an unjust cause.' Unlike the hawkish pro-war faction here in the US, our views are political, and in fact ethical in nature. They are also tactical. Opposing our troops actions, while supporting them, may seem contradictory. Even so, on a human level, the antiwar movement needs to deal with the fact that people are complex and contradictory beings, and that is why our support for the troops implies dealing with the soldiers as human beings...

http://www.counterpunch.com/frank04142005.html

from CounterPunch, by Joshua Frank


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