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Hard Work

Arthur tells us how Cindy Sheehan explains to President Bush what Hard Work really is: Sheehan ridiculed Bush for saying that it’s “hard wo

Arthur tells us how Cindy Sheehan explains to President Bush what Hard Work really is:

Sheehan ridiculed Bush for saying that it’s “hard work” comforting the widow of a soldier who’s been killed in Iraq. “Hard work is seeing your son’s murder on CNN one Sunday evening while you’re enjoying the last supper you’ll ever truly enjoy again.

Hard work is having three military officers come to your house a few hours later to confirm the aforementioned murder of your son, your first-born, your kind and gentle sweet baby. Hard work is burying your child 46 days before his 25th birthday.

Hard work is holding your other three children as they lower the body of their big (brother) into the ground. Hard work is not jumping in the grave with him and having the earth cover you both,” she said. “Beating a political stake in your black heart…” A memorable phrase, and an entirely deserved and just one....read on

My heart goes out to her, and to her family.


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