|Weekly Standard executive editor and Fox News political contributor Fred Barnes said that 'the press has created' anti-war protester Cindy Sheehan because '[t]hey hate Bush.' Discussing Sheehan's ongoing protest outside President Bush's Crawford, Texas, ranch, Barnes said, 'She is entirely the creation of the American mainstream press. She has no moral standing. She has no political standing. The press has created her. And why have they created her? It's August. They hate Bush. And they've used her as a mascot to get at Bush. It's as simple as that.'
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