MRC’s Tim Graham:
A few paragraphs later, the Post reporters added that counter-protesters were something leftists were forced to “survive,” an unwanted battering:
They had survived the 22-hour bus ride as well as the insults of the counter-protesters, only to be defeated by the bitter cold.
“We just couldn’t take it anymore,” said Christine Gaunt, 50, a hog farmer from Grinnell, Iowa. Now, with a voice fatigued from chanting litanies against the president and feet tired from marching on the military industrial complex, Gaunt just counted the hours to the group’s scheduled bus pickup at 7 p.m.
Isnâ€™t it interesting that the Post refers to the leftist lingo of the “military industrial complex” without any distance or irony or quotation marks, as if thatâ€™s simply what the Pentagon represents?
“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”
Why did Dwight Eisenhower hate America?