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Smack a Leftist with your Sandal

by barry Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 5:40 AM

Leftism dies with Saddam



Smack the Left with your Sandal



Along with those statues of the dictator in Iraq came crashing down something far more dramatic – the entire superstructure of leftism. It is the piercing of the Berlin Wall of leftist totalitarian thought control. Never was it so overwhelmingly obvious that the Left is so wrong about absolutely everything. Virtually every leftist truism and “idea” was crushed to dust in Iraq this week.

The Left has been insisting ever since September 11 that the Moslems and the Third World peoples hate the Americans with good reason and complete justification, that September 11 was the American comeuppance. They repeated ad nauseum that the Americans are hated and perceived as racists, colonialists, aggressors. This week we see that the Americans are loved by Iraqis with good reason and complete justification, and that the Left should be hated by all people with common sense for good reason and with complete justification.

We had the years of insistence by the Left that US sanctions were killing billions of Iraqi children, ever since the first Gulf War. The Left insisted that ordinary Iraqis hated the US for killing so many of their children through starvation. But the only thing starved to death was the set of leftist axioms. The Iraqi “victims” of US sanctions are marching through the streets screaming Hoorah for the USA, poking their private parts into the eyes of posters of Saddam, waving US flags, cheering Bush, applauding the people who used sanctions against their country, throwing flowers at Marines, smacking their shoes into the faces of Saddam on the posters, dancing in the streets.

There were the countless leftist predictions that Iraq would be a new Vietnam, a quagmire. And three weeks to the day after the war began, US troops were sunning themselves in Saddam’s palaces. There were the predictions of zillions of civilian deaths and jillions of US and British casualties. The civilian deaths are but a tiny portion of the annual toll Saddam himself was extracting from Iraqis, and the Coalition casualties were less than what the PLO produces in a typical month of its atrocities against Israel.

The same Left is already denouncing the US “occupation”, of Iraq, now that this word has replaced all thinking on the part of the Left. Naturally the Left insists that the fall of Iraq should be immediately followed by the dismembering and destruction of Israel. In fact, Israel’s “occupation” of the West Bank and Gaza is exactly the same – not as the US occupation of Iraq but rather – as the US occupation of Boston and Philadelphia. The same Palestinians who took to the streets in massive support of Saddam are now left speechless, as the Iraqis sing the Star Spangled Banner. So are their countless apologists and supporters on the Left.

Here we have the Iraqi Arab exiles of Dearborn marching through the streets with US flags hailing the US victory over Iraq. We have public opinion polls in the US and UK showing support for the invasion now approaching 100%. Even on the European continent there are massive second thoughts about the Chirac posturings. With weapons of mass destruction turning up, even Frenchmen can now see how wrong France had been. With masses of Iraqis waving US flags, every gamble by Bush and Blair paid off. Their courage and willingness to defy political correctness earned them their laurels.

I suppose a part of Bush’s motivation in the first place was to remove the soil from his own father’s legacy. In the three-week victory we now see how foolish it had been to leave Saddam on his throne in 1991 at the end of the first Gulf War, and how easy it would have been even then to topple him, probably easier than in 2003. We see how moronic were all those who insisted that the US not finish the job in 1991. And we recall that among those people was none other than Colin Powell, the man now promoting the “Road Map” that will reward those Arabs who supported Saddam and pay the Arab world a prize for its non-support of the US invasion, paid off in Israeli currency.

All those Cassandras predicting that the moment US troops crossed the Iraqi frontier the entire US would be engulfed in terrorism and anthrax proved as wise as the street Leftists. All those “peace marchers” are now seen for what they really were – anti-Americans seeking to support any enemy of the US no matter how horrible, people who always support the enemy of their nation right or wrong. Those countless urchins in designer jeans marching about with signs saying “Not in Our Name” can rest reassured. Iraq was not liberated in their name. To the contrary, Saddam murdered US and British POWs in their name. Bin Laden operated in their name. Syria and Iraq operate in their name. Arafat blows up Jewish children in their name.

There is one overwhelmingly important lesson from the fall of Baghdad. That is that we all need to take off our shoes and bang them into the faces of Leftism.

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Well put! Bravo! Charles Prince Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 5:56 AM
FUCK YOU ESAD, Prince Charles Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 6:35 AM
THAT"S the best you can do? daveman Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 6:57 AM
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The end of slavery? daveman Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 7:25 AM
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Hit 'em with a sandal? Eric Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 9:08 AM
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did you read the post? systemfailure Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 10:53 PM
When he commits a legitimate crime. Eric Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 11:06 PM
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Dear Systemfailure... Diogenes Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 11:19 PM
Hey there Eric!!!! systemfailure Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 11:23 PM
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amazing that you could be so uninformed systemfailure Friday, Apr. 11, 2003 at 11:33 PM
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11 October, 2002 daveman Saturday, Apr. 12, 2003 at 1:11 PM
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