Why Didn't War Mom Deborah Johns Jump Down Neil Cavuto's Throat for Falsely Claiming Her Son Died in Iraq?
Deborah Johns, a "Blue Star" mom and a ferocious Iraq war proponent has been a frequent guest on Your World w/Neil Cavuto for years. She made her most recent appearance last Friday as a representative of "Our Country Deserves Better" (also known as OurCountryPAC.org), the PAC that recently released an ad thanking Sarah Palin for being Sarah Palin. (Here are some of their other commercials, and here's the ad -- Johns is the blond woman in the blue top.)
During her Friday appearance, Cavuto said,
I always feel -- this is an unpleasant thing to raise, but you are so forceful and focused on it -- you lost a son in Iraq. And now we have a new president coming in who wants to get us out of Iraq sooner rather than later. Um, he hasn't tipped his hand as to when that might be but he's got what his aides are calling an aggressive timetable. How do you feel about that?
Johns went on to talk about "the need to support our troops"; the "victories" in Fallujah and the "free markets" that are working in Iraq. She didn't say a thing -- nothing -- about her son, who is alive and well and back home!