Monday, August 29, 2005

Libertarians coming on board for OYE

Ben Shapiro's squawking over being called a chickenhawk has gotten so annoying that even his fellow wingnuts at World Nut Daily are taking time out of their busy lives to smack him down. Here "Vox Day" takes his whacks:

It is entirely possible that my WND colleague has a perfectly good reason for not serving his country in its moment of need. For all I know, he may have a weak heart, a wooden leg, a predilection for San Francisco bathhouse sex or some other condition that prevents him from joining the military. But devoting two columns to criticizing a single word strikes me as a lady protesting a bit too much.


While his peers are dodging sniper bullets and IEDs in Afghanistan and Iraq, Mr. Shapiro is bravely urging them to invade five more countries in the establishment of global empire from the safety of his Harvard dorm room.


The America Bar Association already boasts more than 896,000 lawyers, America has no desperate need for another one. The U.S. Army, on the other hand, is currently 8,000 men short of its 2005 recruiting goals. I am only one of many non-pacifist, non-leftist Americans who believe that Mr. Shapiro would do well to heed his own words of Aug. 26, 2004. "Now's the time: Either put up, or shut the hell up."

Thanks to reader Scott.


At 29 August, 2005 21:22, Blogger Adam Graham said...

Vox Day's a libertarian, not a Conservative.

At 29 August, 2005 22:09, Blogger The Kenosha Kid said...

OK, I edited the title.

At 30 August, 2005 15:28, Blogger ed sharp said...

If this despicible coward don't like the word CHICKENHAWK, then the word PARASITE might be a better discriptive noun for people like that.

At 31 August, 2005 18:51, Blogger mdhatter said...

that's gotta sting.

At 01 September, 2005 03:15, Blogger Treva L Van Fossen said...

Chickenhawk, parasite...How about both? It's a mutated breed.


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