Bush: All Talk / No Walk

''Abraham Lincoln recognized that all men are created equal. Martin Luther King lived on that admonition to call our country to a higher calling, and today we celebrate the life of an American who called Americans to account when we didn't live up to our ideals.''

--President Bush, at the site displaying Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, Jan 16, 2006.

Question: Who is going to call Americans to account today? [eerie silence] It's hard to get elected doing that. Let's just tap their phones instead. Apparently, forgiveness is easier than permission.

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