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The Return of the Truth Truck

ThinkProgress does a quick wrap of yesterday’s Code Red protest that leaves out some context. In the morning, there was also a vehicle driving around Capitol

Alberto Thompson
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Dec 16, 2009

ThinkProgress does a quick wrap of yesterday’s “Code Red” protest that leaves out some context.

In the morning, there was also a vehicle driving around Capitol Hill with a large “Kill the Bill” sign and a “Merry Christmas” banner (as well as a crossed-out photograph of two men kissing).

That vehicle was the “Truth Truck” driven around D.C. almost every day by one of Randall Terry’s pro-life activists. As I reported in November, Terry has made a comeback of late, having relocated to the D.C. suburbs and brought his street theater to every anti-Obama event of serious size — Terry was on the hill yesterday dressed as the grim reaper, whipping actors playing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who were wearing blood-stained, torn shirts. Just clearing the record here — the truck had nothing to do with the organizers of the event.

Alberto Thompson | I live in Vancouver, Canada, and work as a web developer and graphic designer. Back end programming (PHP, Django/Python, Ruby on Rails) to front end engineering (HTML, CSS, and jQuery/Javascript), digital usability, user interface, and graphic design are all areas of web development where I spend my days. I'm a huge fan of web creation and design in all of its forms, as well as assisting small businesses and artisans with their online presence.

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