Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Audacity of Dopes: US Boat to Gaza training in Greece

The US Boat to Gaza "The Audacity of Dopes" has been publishing photos of their indoctrination, er "training" in Greece as they prepare to set out on their Mediterranean cruise. Is someone really planning on bringing an infant on this?
To use a child as a human shield or even to simply exploit an infant in an action like this is unconscionable, yet, strangely familiar.

It is interesting that what the US Boat to Gaza considers "non-violence training" involves hand to hand combat techniques:

1 comment:

Shlomo Ben Hungstien said...

is that Medusa Benjamin from code pink i see there in the top photo? i believe so.
Tom, the next time you film her could you please let her know i said she reminds me of a rat with a blond wig. ya know that's got me wondering Tom. how does your anarchist ideology jibe with the global islamic caliphate that radical clerics are always talking about? have you ever given any thought that if the people you do media coverage for have their way where your gonna fit into that world view? is there some sort of honorable martyrdom for anarchists? i'm guessing 72 virgins wouldn't be waiting for you but perhaps their might be 72 windows to smash?