Cindy Sheehan Answers Karl Rove
Antiwar Movement “Nonexistent”?
Last weekend, Karl Rove said that I
was a clown and the antiwar movement was “nonexistent.” I wonder if the
hundreds of thousands of people who showed up today to protest this war and
George’s failed policies know that they don’t exist. It is also so incredible
to me that Karl thinks that he can wish us away by saying we aren’t real. Well,
Karl and Co., we are real, we do exist, and we are not going away until this
illegal and immoral occupation of
The rally today (Sept. 24) was
overwhelming and powerful. The reports that I was arrested today were obviously
false. The peace rally was mostly very peaceful.
I led the march for peace alongside
such venerable activists as the Reverends Al Sharpton, Bob Edgars, and Jesse
Jackson Jr., and Julian Bond. Two of our Congresswomen with cojones from
Many people told me thank you for coming.
I want to tell
So much happened today! I am exhausted but very content. I am again filled with a renewed sense of hope that we will get our country back and get our troops home. I was also thrilled at the number of young people who came out today. That is another great sign that the side of good is winning.
With the Reverends, we stopped in front of the White House and said a prayer. After the prayer, I said that we are light and they are darkness. Darkness can never overcome the light, ever. As long as there is one spark, the darkness has lost. We will prevail, we will be victorious. The darkness has lost because our beacons of peace and truth are shining for the entire world to see. And it is a very pretty sight. Take that Karl.