Here's what White House press
secretary Dana Perino said about CODEPINK's
action yesterday afterward:
"I saw a picture from that
hearing where a lady in Code Pink with red painted
on her hands disrupted the hearing, and I think
it's despicable, and, unfortunately, it seems
that increasingly Congress is being run by CODEPINK.
And we do thank Chairman Lantos for trying to
restore order to that hearing."
CODEPINK is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S. funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, and to redirect our resources into health care, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities. The name CODEPINK satirized the Bush Administration's color-coded, fear-mongering "security" alert system that has since been phased out. CODEPINK is a lively call for the people of the world to "wage peace." More...