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U.S. Military Presence at Republican Convention, Code Pink Comes Dressed as Pink Vaginas

By Javier Manjarres

From the moment I arrived Tampa to attend the Republican National Convention, it was clear that I was now entering a police state-like setting that featured riot police, the county Sheriff’s office and National Guard- all of whom were wearing full military fatigues and armed with assault rifles and other assorted small arms. A good part of the downtown Tampa area was cordoned  off by iron interlocking fencing that was specifically designed to keep crowds out. This kind of security was expected given all of the property destruction and violence that has been associated with the Occupy Movement and other groups who have been planning to descend on Tampa during the convention.

Another organization that always shows up in advance of these types of political events is Code Pink.  The Pink-os do not disappoint with their tactless attention-grabbing stunts, and they may have outdone themselves this time around.  I stopped my car as I was driving by their protest to get the footage- the Pinkos were wearing  home-made Vagina costumes proclaiming “Read My Lips.”

Yes indeed! Pink , human-size vagina outfits. Watch the clip-


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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor

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70 Comments

  1. misslexi9162 August 26, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    Can you tell me again how the GOP “objectifies” women….oh, wait…

  2. Jay Stevens August 27, 2012 at 8:43 am

    If I were to be so tasteless to call them c***s, would I be wrong?

    • Danielle Taylor August 27, 2012 at 10:34 am

      Jay,

      As a woman, you have my approval.

      Danielle

      • Red Ruffinsore August 29, 2012 at 3:52 pm

        Actually, that wouldn’t be entirely correct, for you need to include the adjective “butt-ugly” women acting as c**ts.

    • NORM CHANNELL August 27, 2012 at 10:53 pm

      Yeah, I think so. You’d probably be called a ‘dick’.

    • Granny August 29, 2012 at 12:57 pm

      No you would not.

  3. Jay Stevens August 27, 2012 at 8:50 am

    A more serious thought occurred to me:
    May 1970, armed National Guardsmen + Democratic protesters = Kent State.

    • Kenny Alligood August 27, 2012 at 10:22 am

      Well said and thank you for addressing the actual problem here.

      • Elsa August 27, 2012 at 11:45 am

        THIS LIBERAL,PROGRESSIVE,SOCIALIST ARE DISGUST, THEY MAKE ME SICK, I HATE ALL OF THEM.

        • Granny August 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm

          Not only are these people amoral, they are also immoral. I hope there were no children there to see these anti-American Commies.

      • Red Ruffinsore August 29, 2012 at 3:50 pm

        Those weren’t necessarily Democrats at Kent State, they were Vietnam anti-war protesters, some of whom were conservatives, independents and just plain shirt-tail hanger’s on. Big difference.

    • serfer62 August 27, 2012 at 12:50 pm

      Last year the Kent State massacure was started by shots from the students. Why the coverup?
      Personnaly I think those mask wearing thugs should be shot, their terorism, assaults & destruction will only esculate

    • AJD0430 August 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

      Chicago 1968. Richaard Daley. Grant Park on the lakefront.

  4. locomotivebreath1901 August 27, 2012 at 9:54 am

    “Pink , human-size vagina outfits.”

    I guessing it would be inappropriate to call ‘em a parade of c*nts.

    • AJD0430 August 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

      Not inappropriate at all. That’s what they look like. That’s what they want to be. That’s what they are. The democrat convention will be featuring a bunch of penis heads led by Obama and Biden, of course, who won’t need to spend any time at all in make-up and wardrobe.

      • Bob August 27, 2012 at 10:31 pm

        Well said!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        • charles August 31, 2012 at 7:58 pm

          Two rednecks who are afraid of a vigina. Betcha you don’t like to see them either. Dems will do just fine and probably won’t need the guard outside. Reason the gop had protection is the fools in the gop with concealed carry

  5. One Fly August 27, 2012 at 9:54 am

    CODE PINK rocks!!

  6. Carlos August 27, 2012 at 10:19 am

    Slits dressed like slits, how fitting. But they were all pink, how racially insensitive not to throw in a few purple ones! We recently reached the sober stat of 2,000 killed in Afghanistan, where were Code Pink, Cindy Sheehan, Hanoi Jane and all the other Hollywood castrati? The answer is they won’t say a wrod about the waste of American lives and $ as long as there’s a Dem in the WH. we need to expose this and remind voters of the double standard so typical of the left.

  7. Kenny Alligood August 27, 2012 at 10:21 am

    Sadly the only on this thread so far that is really addressing the problem is Jay Stevens and his very real analogy of what this could be. As Americans we need to respect everyone’s right to protest as they see fit. We may not agree with their specific complaints or attire but we have to respect their rights.

    But to the point … why focus on their attire and not on the more important and liberty defeating reality that downtown Tampa is now an occupied area?

    • Larry Joseph Morgan August 27, 2012 at 10:50 am

      Kenny; Have you been to Washington, DC, lately? How about NYC? Just wait until you see Charlotte next week! Apparently, you haven’t heard about the latest threats from the “Occupy Movement” or the “New Black Panther Party”! Oh, but wait…you probably didn’t since you also probably don’t watch FOX news, and the LMS refuses to report it! Unfortunately, “as they see fit” includes intimidation and violence! NO ONE has a right to do that, regardless of their beliefs. I can assure you that “Code Pink” is the least of the worries of those folks who are assigned security duty, and to equate them the the unfortunate occurrence at Kent State 45 years ago is pure ignorance!

    • Greg Hunt August 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm

      While it’s unfortunate that this is the level of security required to hold the Republican Convention, it’s not something that should be pinned to the people on the inside of those fences. The problem is with the people mentioned in the article itself; violent Occupy protesters who’ve been planning on descending on the area during the Convention with the intended and stated goal of disrupting the Convention itself.

      I can understand the concern with the level of violence that this suggests, but the concern is not being directed at the proper group. It’s sad that the Republican Convention needs to be held behind a fence like this, but it’s because the opposition Party has devolved to such anti-democratic measures as violent attacks on those who disagree with them about the proper role of government in our lives. Those people are the problem. There’s a reason the Occupy movement has become such a disgrace that even the Democrats can’t get behind them anymore; it’s because they’re not democratic. Democratic government is not what they want.

      And regarding the Kent State reference; unless I’m mistaken, those were student protesters who were attemping to redirect the Democrat Party from within, although using typically violent measures. These are people attempting to silence the Republican Party from without, using typically violent measures.

      This has more in common with the Brown Shirts than it does with “peaceful protesting”.

  8. LV August 27, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Obamunist’s brain-damaged freaks always supply the entertainment for all of us. Creepy ugly w*ores.

  9. Danielle Taylor August 27, 2012 at 10:38 am

    I never saw men as pussies before, until now. Thanks Code Pink. Oh, also, YOU DONT SPEAK FOR ALL WOMEN!!!!!!!!! I “IS” one and you sure as hell represent nothing I approve of.

    This little “slit skit” will make as many people sway in their direction the same as ACT UP gays draw people to their side of the argument by dumping glitter on conservatives with whom they don’t agree with.

    What a waste of time.

    • Granny August 29, 2012 at 1:08 pm

      Real women would never belong to anything like Code Pink only women wanna be’s. Code Pink you don’t represent Real Women on femininist who don’t have the courage to be real women and take care of the things that Real Women take care of, taking care of their husband, children & Home whether or not they work at home (Homemakers) or outside of the home. You in my opinion are a shame and disgrace to the female race.

    • Gerald Long August 31, 2012 at 10:19 pm

      I think I share your concern. I am absolutely terrified of vaginae myself. Seriously, those things give me reservations. Thank god this was a mere depiction of vaginae and not a photo or the real thing, I would have passed out. That thing is absolutely horrid and should not be depicted in any way, let alone as a costume worn by a male. And we shouldn’t fall for that weak mitigation that it is symbolically related to what they have to say to lawmakers…”stay out of my vagina”. There are many other ways they could have made their point…a rousing essay on the virtue of Paul Ryan would have made for a good start.

  10. Professor Robert J. King, M.Div., Th.M. August 27, 2012 at 10:42 am

    While visiting Kruger National Park in South Africa, our tour bus came close to a female elephant with her young. Feeling that her young were threatened, she CHARGED the bus. Animals will fight tooth and nail to protect their own babies. However, a Democrat will fight with deception, lies, fraud, intimidation in order to force the government not to criminally prosecute those who seek to murder their own babies, those who seek to receive welfare handouts to pay for their contraception so that they can sip their latte and munch on scones at Starbuck’s rather than raising a family, those who would insist that +/+ and -/- are now somehow “natural.” Try out this natural law experiment, Democrats, plug in your car battery with ONLY +/+ or -/- and see how far your car will drive. Applied to global civilizations those societies most opposed to the Natural Law are destined to be swept away like the ancient Greeks, Romans, Germanic barbarian invaders who all eventually became Christian instead. >.

  11. Katherine Coudriet Easlick August 27, 2012 at 10:44 am

    It looks like a troupe of comical perverts.Where is Saturday night live?

  12. Larry Joseph Morgan August 27, 2012 at 11:15 am

    One other note; this is NOT a “US Military Presence”. Under these circumstances, the National Guard is acting as the “state militia”, having been called up as such by Florida Governor Rick Scott. Don’t forget that Gov. Scott declared a “state of emergency” as a result of Isaac, and therefore dispatched National Guard units to several places in Florida as a precautionary measure.

  13. Joyce August 27, 2012 at 11:38 am

    I don’t know which is worse: Code Pink’s crude/idiotic costumes or their total lack of understanding exactly what the GOP stands for. This whole thing reminds me of the antics of elementary school children when they first learn about their bodies and “how babies are really born”. Silly — AND crude. The old saying comes to mind: “rude, crude, and socialy unacceptable!” PATHETIC for adults to use this ploy!

  14. Bella August 27, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    I swear, I just don’t understand how my liberal friends can identify in any way with this bunch of low life scum bag pigs.

    • NC September 1, 2012 at 12:14 am

      Because they may look silly dressed as vaginae(?) but not trying to legislate mine. If the GOP wants people to “understand what the GOP really stands for” they need to school their ranks on basic biology.

  15. vickie montney August 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    The left has indeed turned the US into a 3rd world country. The are responsible for the need of this security. They are responsible for causing normal everyday Americans to be afraid to participate in or attend conservative oriented events. When conservatives attend events we find hotels. We do not squat on public and private property and then whine about getting wet either.

  16. suzi August 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    I don’t understand why code pink is not protesting the war obama is funding in Syria, or the war obama started in lybia, or why aren’t they protesting all the killings in afganistan and iraq. i thought cindy sheehan hated all the killings of innocent american soldiers. i really don’t understand why they are wearing pink vaginas and saying keep your hands of my vagina, when they supported and voted for a health care plan that totally controls their vaginas.

  17. mike August 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    of course there is security,,,,, occupy movement was not very peacful,,,, what did you think,,,,,,, wait yous guys dont !! lol
    Do not you think there will be the same security at the DNC !!!! This asshole in the white house is causing great division among the people of the USA!! Just think if we got to the socialist’s country you all want,,, guess what what your doing now will cease & dissis!!! Idiots!

  18. catfish August 27, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    There you have it! A new logo for the Democratic Party!!!!!!

  19. catfish August 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    This logo replaces the donkey? or could the donkey be facing north and the south end would be seen with the tail straight up!!

  20. Isabella1709 August 27, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Do you suppose they made these costumes themselves?

    It does remind me of my visit to the Whitney Museum of Modern Art in NYC years ago when the main display was a series of vagina’s in different shades of sepia and gray. Damn if I know what the message was. Like the red dot in a field of white? Or the black shovel mounted on a burlap covered board?

    At least these loons have a message. But they are still, loons.

  21. suz73 August 27, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Interesting that there were men there holding the “costume”. Makes e think of the term p….whipped.
    Clueless to more important issues.

  22. Sandi Trusso August 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    This is a disgrace, and totally contrary to what the women’s movement was supposed to represent. If men had come out dressed as a penis, this would be called “sexual harrassment”! These women should be arrested and someone needs to sue their socks off!

  23. Fausta August 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Code Pink were misinformed. They thought they were going to tampax.

    • InRussetShadows August 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm

      ROFL!!! You win the thread.

  24. CarolLK August 27, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    hmmm….can’t tell if the Code Pink “ladies” have their costumes on backwards…they kinda look like asses to me.

  25. Barry Zell August 27, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Seems allot of broadcasters in the field make the same mistake. Might I suggest that where ever you go, always carry a wind screen for your microphone. If you don’t have one, keep a piece of 1/2″ foam rubber and a roll of electrical tape with you. You’ll be amazed at the difference of your audio quality on a windy day.

    Keep up the great work!

    BZ

  26. Basset Hound August 27, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    How about THIS? ? ?

    KEEP YOUR OVARIES AWAY FROM MY ROSARIES.

    BUY YOUR OWN BIRTH CONTROL AND SHUT THE FLUKE UP.

  27. Shari August 27, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    I have no respect for code pink. They are an embarrassment without any coherent message. How come they don’t protest Pres. Obama’s decision to abandon our forces in Afganistan? Every time I read an article about our soldiers getting slaughtered by so-called Afghan allies, my blood boils. The other thing is that as a woman I am offended by the simplistic message that the only value I hold is a reproductive system. Thanks to Obama and his minions women have been lowered to the costume worn by code pink. How appropriate…

  28. martin August 27, 2012 at 9:54 pm

    I’m sure if someone dressed as a penis ran around bumping into the Pinks they’d be arrested and tried for rape…though their costumes do clarify what the Pink in Code Pink represents……

  29. Paul August 28, 2012 at 8:27 am

    Will Bill Clinton show up dressed like a huge cigar?

  30. MikeR August 28, 2012 at 11:04 am

    Big pink vaginas? I wonder how they taste.

  31. AmericaBeautiful August 28, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    You forgot to mention the apathy of 1000 “reporters” & media personnel being screened for the RNC by TSA staffers, with nary a word of protest. Desensitizing in process.
    Occupiers = Soros-funded

  32. KONABOY August 28, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Shock value to get attention is what this is. It also is a sign of the “coarsening” of American culture. Finally, there is so much talk about the “war on women”. Isn’t this objectifying women and their most private parts?

    Sometimes we respond by saying I am not going to give any dignity to this ploy by even commenting on it. I would simply say, it is much more difficult to think of constructive criticism than to throw bombs at the other side. We have to be better informed, more open to criticism, more willing to listen for a kernel of truth our oponent may have, more willing to take the first steps of humility in our posture. In every way, we simply need to be better, and model HOW things like dissent should be done. Condi Rice said that was a lesson she learned at home. Forget all the unfairness and odds stacked against you. You simply have to be better.

    So, let’s work to understand the core issues in the war on women, and then acknowledge those things that need validation, and lead the way to the solutions. Star Parker comes to mind as an example. There are more. We all need to roll up our intellectual and moral sleeves and go to work….

  33. Lori August 28, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Military Presence – Vote for Mubama, I mean Obama and u will see military presence – probably from another country.

    Woman feel violated – vote for a muslim and see how you will be treated.

  34. anne August 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    you know, these folks really out to be dressed in brown costumes.7

  35. harry houdini August 29, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    “Loose lips sink ships”…..Really….Glad my anchor is secure!

  36. Fran August 29, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    I like the sign “Hands off my vagina.” News flash ma’am, I don’t see that being a big problem for you!

  37. dean August 30, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    why do all those code pink people smell like rotten fish? hmmm

  38. Al Rockoff August 31, 2012 at 1:17 am

    Would be more realistic if those “code pink” guys put their costume on backwards and bent over!!!

  39. Michael September 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    An impressive amount of circle jerking in the comment section.