multiple protests

please enjoy this hat trick of protests from the last few days… first up, we have a protest on wednesday morning.

from thinkprogress: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s address to a joint session of Congress was interrupted by a protestor, Medea Benjamin of Code Pink. Benjamin shouted, “Iraqis want the troops to leave. Bring them home now.” According to a January poll, 87 percent of Iraqis support a U.S. timetable for withdrawal. The Iraqi President, Vice President, and National Security Adviser have all advocated a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops. The latest USA Today/Gallup poll shows that 52 percent of the American people want a withdrawal within 12 months.
next up, we have a protester disrupting the confirmation hearing of the scumbag known as john bolton…

from thinkprogress: Sixty percent of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. The widespread discontent is popping up at high-profile political events… [Thursday], a protester disrupted U.N. Ambassador John Bolton’s confirmation hearing.

video: protester disrupts bolton hearing
and finally, we have a silent dissenter whose actions speak louder than words…

from youtube: After the Judiciary Committee Justice Dept. Oversight Hearing on Tuesday, a protestor wearing an orange jumpsuit and black veil stood before the adjourning committee with a sign that read ‘Close Guantanamo’.
sorry, this video has been been removed…