“Today, I hope we can begin the healing.” – John Kerry, Nov. 3., 2004
A Week of Inauguration Protests Planned – AP headline, Dec. 21, 2004
Groups targeting President Bush’s economic agenda, the legitimacy of his election and the war in Iraq plan a week of events to counter his inauguration Jan. 20.
“Our intention is to show President Bush and the world our movement is energized, mobilized and determined to fight back,” said Gael Murphy, of the activist group Code Pink.
Inauguration week will feature rallies, marches and demonstrations with the focus on peaceful, family-friendly gatherings, said organizer Shahid Buttar. Hundreds of groups throughout the country will participate, Buttar said, including Mobilization for Global Justice and the Committee to ReDefeat the President, a PAC that sees Bush’s presidency as illegitimately won…
Alright then. Stew, stew, stew in it, if it makes you feel better. Just quit moaning about how “divisive” the country has become. Bang your drums and be done with it already. Mmmkay?