Beyond Hypocrisy?

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    I understand the tendency to excuse one's own candidate or party, based on necessity/practicality, from the same sins committed by one's opponents, but I am mystified by the mental process which allows genuine moral outrage to simply evaporate due to a change in the cast of characters.

    Case in point: Cindy Sheehan was absolutely apoplectic about the death of her son in Bush's wars, yet couldn't care less about continuing U.S. casualties in Afghanistan. Can someone explain this seeming paradox?
     
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    She was not upset by the war per say, she was upset Bush was involved. A Republican. As soon as a Democrat was in charge it was ok to be at war.
     

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