Winning Hearts and Minds


The U.S. Marine Corps today said it agrees with a prominent national Islamic advocacy group that a video posted on the Internet apparently showing Marines cheering a song that glorifies the killing of Iraqi civilians is "insensitive" and "inappropriate."

…The video, called "hadji girl," purports to be a "marine in iraq (sic) singing a song about hadji." (A "Hajji" is a person who has made the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, but the term has often been used as a pejorative by U.S. troops in Iraq.) The song tells of a U.S. Marine's encounter with an Iraqi woman. It was viewed by almost 50,000 people. (The video was removed from the Web site after CAIR issued its news release.)

The song's lyrics include: "I grabbed her little sister and put her in front of me. As the bullets began to fly, the blood sprayed from between her eyes, and then I laughed maniacally ... I blew those little f--kers to eternity ... They should have known they were f--king with the Marines." Members of the audience, not shown in the video, laughed and cheered wildly for these lyrics.
You can watch the video here.

Perhaps even more unbelievable, the assmonkeys at Little Green Fucktards (to which I will not link) are describing this as the “Mainstream Media Disgrace of the Month,” and defending it by saying the MSM “leave out the most important part: the people who kill the ‘little sister’ in this darkly humorous song are — not the Marines — but her father and brother, as they attempt to perpetrate an ambush.” Of course, what LGF conveniently ignores is that, in the song, the little sister is killed because the marine, as noted in the above lyric excerpt, uses the little girl as a shield.

The featured performer is Marine Cpl. Joshua Belile, who says the “song was written in good humor.”

“I think it was a joke that is trying to be taken seriously,” he said. “I think it’s a joke, and anybody who tries to take it seriously knows it’s a joke. People can’t just laugh at it and let it go.”
Yeah, it’s fucking hilarious. I’m sure the family members of the next American civilians who are killed in a terrorist attack will be laughing uproariously that some members of the military meant to protect them spent their time in Iraq inflaming hatred against Americans with such hilarity.

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