Point of Disorder
you see President Obama's speech at Notre Dame? Scattered
among the many graduates were actual protesters, standing
and giving the President what
It was a nostalgiac moment for me as you never, ever saw
protesters at Bush public events over the past eight years.
why? Because they never made it through
rarely into the parking lot. If
you had the wrong t-shirt or the wrong bumper sticker then
PHHHT! out you went, pal.
Yeah, lots of lawsuits ensued.
(I digress to remind our gentle readers that Mr. Bush's
limousine was pelted with eggs, by those who perhaps felt
the Supreme Court overstepped its boundaries just a peench,
as it drove towards
White House on Inauguration Day, 2001. From then on relations
with the loyal opposition became quite testy.)
Anyway, Mr. Obama just stood there at the podium
and let the fifty or so pro-lifers bellow
their incomprehensible nonsense... until the overwhelming
finally had enough and shouted
them down with a rousing chorus of "Yes, we can!" (Video
It's wonderful that everyone has their say now. Really, really
BTW, for those of you who think the "neener-
neener" picture, above, is in bad taste, it is. But the picture itself, favored
by pro-lifers all over America, is a fraud.
It's not a cute little baby sucking its thumb in utero. It's
an aborted fetus posed to look that way by photographer Lennart
Nilsson as part of an photo essay he created for Life Magazine.
Just thought you should know.