"Truth Tour's" Williams: Sheehan "on a mission to figuratively urinate on her son's grave"

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On the August 24 broadcast of Fox News' Fox News Live, radio talk show host and " 'Voices of Soldiers' Truth Tour" participant Mark Williams continued the campaign of smears against anti-war protestor Cindy Sheehan, claiming that "Cindy Sheehan is on a mission to figuratively urinate on her son's grave and make his death stand for nothing." In an interview with Fox News host Jon Scott, Williams claimed, "Cindy Sheehan's not interested in the memory of her son. She's only interested in using her son as a prop to advance her own hatred for the American troops." He later added, "She's -- I'm sure she misses her son -- but he's far more valuable to her as a propaganda tool for she [sic] and her friends."

Williams also characterized Sheehan and other anti-war protesters as anti-American, claiming, "Cindy Sheehan has been at every pro-America, pro-troop rally that I've staged for the past year to demonstrate against those concepts." Williams also stated, "[Sheehan] represents and symbolizes all those who would cut the legs out from the men and women who are fighting now as we speak, to defend us and to build a new country in Iraq."

Williams recently traveled to Iraq with other radio talk show hosts as a member of a "Truth Tour" to highlight good news that is purportedly being overlooked by the mainstream media. Media Matters for America has documented a recent pattern of misinformation spread by Williams and fellow tour participant Melanie Morgan. Williams is also a part of a "You Don't Speak For Me, Cindy" tour currently traveling from San Francisco to Crawford, Texas.

From the August 24 edition of Fox News Live:

WILLIAMS: Cindy Sheehan is on a mission to figuratively urinate on her son's grave and make his death stand for nothing. She represents and symbolizes all those who would cut the legs out from the men and women who are fighting now as we speak, to defend us and to build a new country in Iraq. Cindy Sheehan's not interested in the memory of her son. She's only interested in using her son as a prop to advance her own hatred for the American troops. I've got to tell you something: Since we started our "You Don't Speak for Me, Cindy" tour caravan to Crawford -- I'll be speaking there, at the Crawford community center Saturday -- I've received hundreds, hundreds of death threats from Cindy Sheehan's supporters because I dare to speak out and support our troops. My dog is getting death threats, for God's sakes. These people aren't peaceful. These people aren't anti-war. These people are creeps who hate this country and everything it stands for.

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WILLIAMS: Cindy Sheehan has been at every pro-America, pro-troop rally that I've staged for the past year to demonstrate against those concepts. She's one of our local whack-jobs here. She's -- I'm sure she misses her son -- but he's far more valuable to her as a propaganda tool for she [sic] and her friends, and you're right, the president met with her on June 24, 2004. She didn't have enough nice things to say about him when she came out of that meeting. It's only as she's become more radicalized that she's adopted her son's death as some sort of cause celebre.

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