Monday, July 14, 2008

He needs oil from one and DVD players from the other

George Bush celebrating the 10th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act and bravely bashes countries that Borat might be from, but then gets to some carefully hedged criticism --

We remember those seeking religious freedom in Saudi Arabia, where the religious police continue to harass non-Muslims -- yet where we also believe reforms pledged by King Abdullah can bring real change. We remember those seeking religious freedom in China, and we honor those who press for their liberties -- people like Uighur Muslims.

Don't hold your breath for a Mass in Riyadh anytime soon. And the Uighur Muslims in western China have for their trouble gotten classified as part of al-Qaeda and thus subject to all the fun of the Global War on Terror -- including Gitmo.

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