Apparently, yesterday's article in the New York Times about how Obama makes decisions to kill people in other countries with drones has done nothing to hinder his re-election aspirations.
|Barack Obama (l) and child drone victim (r)|
However, many people are outraged -- and at least some of them have a new image seared in their minds: the image of Obama side by side with one of the children he has killed using drones.
What do people in Afghanistan expect people in Chicago to tell Obama?
|"Is it only terrorism if it's against U.S. or its allies?|
What would u call U.S. drones strikes if you lived in Pakistan?"
What do people in Pakistan expect people in Chicago to tell Obama?
|"#Chicago should tell #Obama that we want #NoDrones in #Yemen.|
Enough is enough. Stop killing civilians."
What do people in Yemen expect people in Chicago to tell Obama?
What do people in Somalia expect people in Chicago to tell Obama?
(See Making Drone Killing 100% VISIBLE in Chicago!)
(See Being a Team Player for "Mr. Forceful": Obama and the Dems )
A major focus of the demonstration was an undeclared U.S. war: the killing of hundreds of Pakistanis in secret attacks, principally using drones. Yesterday, people from throughout Chicago -- and especially from the Pakistani-American community -- stood up to say the drone attacks must end, and we must hold those who are responsible accountable.
(See Making the Chicago-Pakistan Connection )