“The past eight years have been very lonely. There has not been much activism against the wars at all,” Cindy Sheehan lamented.
“Obama has continued to expand George Bush’s war of terror against the world, and there has been very little opposition to it,” she added.
More than 12 years ago, Sheehan’s son, a soldier in the U.S. Army, was killed in Iraq. The tragic loss transformed her. She was politicized, and plunged into anti-war activism. Sheehan soon became one of the most vociferous critics of then-President George W. Bush….
Salon spoke with Sheehan to discuss the recent controversy with Donald Trump and Khizr Khan, the 2016 presidential election and the ongoing wars waged by the U.S.
In the interview, Sheehan condemned Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, the two-party system and the corporate media.
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