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Wings of Justice Winner: Rocky Anderson


August 31, 2005
Rocky Anderson

It takes a bit of courage for the mayor of the largest city in the state that Bush won by the largest margin to call for an anti-Iraq protest, while the "Master of Disaster President" was in town. But Rocky Anderson rose to the occasion, in a way that puts fence-sitting Democrats in the Senate to shame.

Anderson e-mailed activists to encourage them to protest Bush's remarks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, who were assembled in Salt Lake City, of which Anderson just happens to be mayor. More than 2,000 people showed up to let the world know that Bush is an incompetent, lying, bumbling commander-in-chief.

In fact, the unctuous Utah Uriah Heap of the Senate, Orrin Hatch, called the protestors and Anderson nutcakes. The Mayor of Salt Lake City, however, knows that the nutcakes are the ones who let American soldiers die because a man who reached his Peter Principle level in the 7th grade is playing Risk with real men and women in our armed forces.

Americans admire people who stand up for their principles, instead of running away from them and hiding in a corner. Anderson doesn't like corners. He'd rather be in the boxing ring, punching out the truth as the nation is buffeted by sucker punch after sucker punch of lies.

Mayor Anderson of Salt Lake City, you are the modern day political "Rocky" and winner of this week's BuzzFlash "Wings of Justice Award."

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The winning nominator is: Julie Zuber, Fishers, Indiana

http://www.wingsofjustice.com/05/08/woj05013.html

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I have a son who lives in Salt Lake City, I talked to him on Sunday, he said Rocky is the greatest mayor Utah could have! We both agreed the nation needs more "Rocky Andersons"! YEH FOR ROCKY! Stay the course, there are a lot of anti war people behind you! I was in Crawford last week supporting Cindy, I'm damn proud of her!

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