Let me ask you this: When you hear that somebody isn't your typical peace activist
, do you automatically assume that in fact, they are the typical peace activist? Me too.Vt. Woman Is an Unlikely Peace Activist
"She's not a loony toon by any means," said Andrew Schoerke, 73, a retired U.S. Navy captain who was arrested with her. "She's a very down to earth, sensible, caring person with some very strong convictions."
Jackowski was one of a dozen protesters arrested at a March 20, 2003 protest, staged within hours of the start of the United States' "shock and awe" bombing campaign in Iraq. Carrying a sign that read "Impeach Bush" on one side and listed U.S. "war crimes" on the other, Jackowski refused police orders to get out of the street and was arrested for blocking traffic.
Yeah, typical antiwar kook. But Newsbusters did a little deeper digging
on the story. Turns out she's a big fan of Ward Churchill and writes about secret military installations.