There could be some discord during the Tournament of Roses Parade as demonstrators promise to raise issues during the holiday spectacle that has been going on for more than a century. Human rights advocates plan to protest a float honoring the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and anti-war activists, including “Peace Mom” Cindy Sheehan, intend to rally for peace…
…Sheehan, the outspoken San Francisco Bay area activist whose son was killed in Iraq, is campaigning for Congress against Rep. Nancy Pelosi and calling for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. She will join other pro-impeachment and anti-war groups at the parade, according to her sister, Dede Miller.
As many as 1,000 supporters are expected to rally before and after the parade and distribute 20,000 pamphlets while flying 300 banners along the parade route, said Peter Thottam, executive director of the Los Angeles National Impeachment Center.
Police said they were prepared for the protesters and the hundreds of thousands of spectators.
Will we see muffin top again?
Expect to see “9/11 was an inside job signs.” At the impeachment parade crashers’ site, the disruption is billed as the “Citizen’s Anti-War, Impeachment and 9/11Truth Convergence.”
I’m not kidding.
Maybe Rosie O’Donnell will show up.
Here’s a preview of the parade crashers’ campaign. They call themselves the “White Rose Coalition:”
One of the BDS sufferers held up an “IMPEACH” sign at last year’s Rose Bowl Parade: