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Submitted by Jim Paizis (United States), Mar 20, 2003 at 19:40

The "far left" (unlike the far right, unfortunately), is utterly irrelevant politically. The "left", meaning people who are protesting in the streets, are for the most part people of good will expressing their viewpoint, shared by many in the mainstream, that the American rush to war was ill-advised. They are not by any means supporters of either Saddam or Osama, something that should be obvious. But they feel their government is doing the wrong thing and they are doing what Americans are privileged to be able to do--express their dissent. It's called freedom. . ...
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