Code Pink Tries to Arrest 91-Year-Old Kissinger for 'War Crimes,' Get Smacked Down by 94-Year-Old George Shultz
Later, when Kissinger began his opening statement, more protesters popped up in the room, screaming about Vietnam and rattling off his "war crimes."
"Vietnam! From 1969 to 1973, Kissinger, working for Richard Nixon, oversaw the slaughter in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, that led to the deaths of millions -- millions of people. Many thousands more died from the effects of massive doses of agent orange and from unexploded bombs that covered the countryside!" a protester shouted. "Chile! Henry Kissinger was one of the principle architects of the coup in Chile on September 11th, 1973..."
Shultz then stood up to verbally battle the protesters, saying, "I salute Henry Kissinger for his many contributions to peace and security." That led to a standing ovation from the committee members and audience that drowned out Code Pink.
We are at the Senate Armed Services committee meeting to arrest Henry Kissinger on his countless war crimes! pic.twitter.com/sJv40riQ7r
— CODEPINK (@codepink) January 29, 2015