March 25, 2006

Phony pacifists

Eric at the Popinjays, your one-stop shop for booze marinated, pro-war extreme leftism, reports that the Iraqi embassy in Canada has hit back at the phony pacifists of the Christian Peacemaker Teams.

There are also good editorials in Canada's National Post, opinion pieces in the Ottawa Citizen, by Margaret Wente and Rex Murphy in the Globe and Mail as well as letters (here and here).

Hardly backwards in coming forwards, the Iraqi embassy in Canada, said:
Politically, they are on the other side of this war. Christian Peacemaker Teams are objectively on the side of the fascists, Saddam Hussein's loyalists and al-Qaida in Iraq.
As the great popinjay himself wrote recently:
I shall go on keeping score about this until the last phony pacifist has been strangled with the entrails of the last suicide-murderer.
Feeding them to the lions would be too mild.

Andrew Apostolou (dress down saturday blogger).

Posted by Andrew Apostolou at March 25, 2006 08:57 PM
Comments

...while I can't say that I think feeding them to lions is appropriate, I do think that respecting their wishes and refraining from employing violence or paying a ransom on their behalf would be the least we can do.

They seem determined to become martyrs. Why should anyone stop them?

Posted by: rosignol at March 25, 2006 06:26 PM

Cause you just know that there friends would be screaming that it's the Coalitions fault they where killed. Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

Posted by: Polemarch at March 25, 2006 06:49 PM

Good point rosignol. One would hate to ruin the lions' digestive systems.

Posted by: Apostolou at March 25, 2006 07:24 PM

MT:
Put aside the politics. I agree that they are objectivly pro-Islamofascist but lets put that aside. Let's examine common decency. You have just been saved fromm a bullet in the head and saved from having your body dumped in the desert for the crows to graze on. A simple thank you. Even if you so politically blinded that you couldn't forget your dogma for one moomnet to toss out a "Even though you are mercenary capitalist running dogs we still want to thank you for saving our lives" The lack of gratitude is stunning. Saying thank you would still allow them to continue their quest to get the occupiers out and help the Iraqi people to come under a theocratic dictatorship.
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