"As a result, defenders of the Bush Administration as well as those who hate anything that resembles progressive activism are giving her hell for it. She’s been called crazy, anti-American, anti-Semitic, and Lord knows what else. That reaction is typical, though. I recall seeing how those who dared to protest the Vietnam War were treated by the era’s selfless defenders of war politics. The more things change…"
Actually, it was Susan Estrich who called her "anti-Semitic," and I don't think Estrich is a defender of the Bush Administration. Sheehan doesn't have immunity from criticism for statements that she's made...
"With that in mind, I’d hate to hear the incredible backlash against any members of the BP who found themselves at Sheehan’s level of notoriety."
I want the BP
to get noticed... I wish some cable news channel would call me up and ask me something. :-)