Yesterday, in his weekly radio address, George W. Bush stated the following:
"As we celebrate the 4th, we also remember that the promises of liberty contained in our Declaration apply to all people. Because Americans believe that freedom is an unalienable right, we value the freedom of every person in every nation. And because we are committed to the God-given worth of every life, we strive to promote respect for human dignity."
Wait a minute.
Of course Americans believe that freedom is an unalienable right. We don't need George to tell us that. But why does he dangle it in front of our faces even as his warrantless spying programs and other policies are chipping away at those freedoms? So the sheep will fall prey to the mantra and still believe that we're free even in Bush's Amerika?
And how cute that he's trying to convince us that "we" strive to promote respect for human dignity. His torture policies hardly demonstrate a respect for human dignity.
Talk is cheap, Mr. President.