Video of last Saturday’s demonstration

GunnNutt has a lengthy clip from DC. Again, if this is how folks “support the troops but not the war”, please stop.

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  1. ‘To be honest, it’s going to be like this for a long time to come, no matter what we do,’ said Hardy, 25, of Atlanta. ‘I think some people in America don’t want to know about all this violence, about all the killings. The people back home are shielded from it; they get it sugar-coated.’ While senior military officials and the Bush administration say the president’s decision to send more American troops to pacify Baghdad will succeed, many of the soldiers who’re already there say it’s a lost cause. ‘What is victory supposed to look like? Every time we turn around and go in a new area there’s somebody new waiting to kill us,’ said Sgt. 1st Class Herbert Gill, 29, of Pulaski, Tenn., as his Humvee rumbled down a dark Baghdad highway one evening last week. ‘Sunnis and Shiites have been fighting for thousands of years, and we’re not going to change that overnight.’ ‘Once more raids start happening, they’ll (insurgents) melt away,’ said Gill, who serves with the 1st Infantry Division in east Baghdad. ‘And then two or three months later, when we leave and say it was a success, they’ll come back.’ – link from Drudge. Damn this all sounds familiar.