Stupid is as stupid does

There are none so stupid as those who are blind to what is before them. Take these peace activists who are travelling to Syria to die horribly act as human shields.

Hundreds of western peace activists, including from Britain and from the US, have volunteered to become “human shields” in government-held parts of Syria, the Daily Telegraph has learned.

The ‘International Human Shields’ movement, started by a group of activists in Britain and the US, plans to bring to Syria civilians from countries around the globe, who will try to deter US strikes on the country by staking out potential military targets. 

Franklin Lamb, a lawyer recently appointed as the legal adviser for the group said he had been “inundated” with requests from activists including from Canada, France, Italy, the US, and Britain.

The Syrian regime has not yet indicated whether it will allow the group to enter the country, but it raises the prospect of hundreds of pacifists descending on Damascus, as happened in Baghdad before the 2003 Iraq invasion.

Many of those volunteering to go to Syria also took part in the ‘Human Shields’ movement that travelled to Baghdad, initially to protect hospitals and schools, and later, key government infrastructure sites.

Activists drove red double-decker London buses from Britain, through Europe picking up like-minded souls, with a contingent of about 500 people finally reaching Baghdad. Most of them fled or were forced to leave the country before the bombardment began.

Idiots. Like Bashar al-Assad will care if a few useful idiots splat their guts all over the walls of Syrian towns.

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