posted on May, 5 2005 @ 02:04 PM
Yes we do. At least half of the country, more likely more, support the troops. It's propaganda that is convincing the others to not support the
troops. An aunt of mine was asking me (and several others) if we'd seen the "support the war" ribbons on all the cars these days. Everyone looked
at her kind of confused-like, not having a clue as to what she was talking about. Someone asked, do you mean support the troops, to which she replied
there was no difference. A few weeks earlier, she had been saying she supports the troops (my cousin, her nephew, is out there now), but that changed.
About 2 days after that conversation, driving into work on a Monday morning, I was seeing all of those yellow support the troops ribbon magnets on
people's cars. However, there was a major change. On a lot of the cars that had the Kerry/Edwards bumper stickers still on them, the ribbons were
There was a concerted effort made several months ago to rid the country of the almost unanimous support of the troops we had, despite many of us
absloutly hating the idea of war in Iraq. The soldier did not choose where to fight. Something happened, and I'm sure someone here at ATS
read/saw/subscribes to the website or movement that started this.