Scarce sent in this video. The propaganda that is hitting our airwaves over the Iraq war with creatures like Ari is sickening. This warmonger brought up WWII and the tired and wrong "we shouldn't have gone into Germany" routine (Barbara mentioned this mind set in her C&L post) in his defense of this. Ari is so 2007---and we're all just Dirty F*&king Hippies stuck in a 2001-2002 mind frame.
Barnicle: Ari, the ad is so powerful. The visual aspect of the ad is so powerful with that wonderful noble young man with the sight of that plane flying into the Word Trade Center filled with Saudi terrorists, not Iraqi's could lead several Americans I would suspect to think that Oh!, Iraq was in on 9/11. Don't you think so?
Fleischer: Mike you're stuck in the 2001-2002 time table and debate. It is so far beyond that debate. That's like saying we never should have gone into Germany cause after all it's just the Japanese who attacked at Pearl Harbor.
This link to Germany and Japan is despicable, but neocons have no shame. Iraq was not part of the World Trade Center attacks and Ari knows it, but they need a propaganda link, so---there you go. Ari doesn't even know the wounded soldier's name in his own ad. There is no hole deep enough for these people and not even Hell should welcome them...If you don't think this has been coordinated with the WH, well...I know you do. Ari's group is called Freedom Watch:
is a new White House front group of prominent conservatives masquerading as a grassroots movement (i.e. astroturf) which began a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign on August 22, 2007 "to urge members of Congress who may be wavering in their support for the war in Iraq not to 'cut and run'."
"A sort of shadow White House communications shop has emerged to help the beleaguered president sell his unpopular war to the American people," Jake Tapper and Avery Miller wrote August 22, 2007, at ABC News.
"The group is organized under section 501(c)4 of the tax code, meaning that it can lobby on issues but cannot expressly advocate for specific candidates. Its stated mission is 'to ensure a strong national defense and a powerful effort to confront and defeat global terrorism'," Mike Allen wrote August 22, 2007, in The Politico.