Mike Huckabee isn’t sure who enjoys more freedom today; North Korea or the United States.
“Freedom of speech in this country, that for which the men grabbed their muskets off the mantel, did never mean that we’re to have fewer voices, but more voices,” Huckabee said. “My gosh, I’m beginning to think that there’s more freedom in North Korea sometimes than there is in the United States,” he continued. “When I go to the airport, I have to get in the surrender position while people put hands all over me,” Huckabee lamented.
My gosh, look how free people in North Korea are:
Here’s some more freedom:
The above cartoons were drawn by Kim Kwang-il, a refugee from North Korea who spent six years in one of the nation’s gulags. He shared these drawings with the UN High Commission on Human Rights earlier this year.
I don’t like the TSA any more than the next person, but I don’t think a pat-down or taking your shoes off is in the same ballpark or even the same solar system as North Korea’s gulags and work camps.
The Bundy Ranch incident, in which a wingnut rancher is facing the consequences for failing to pay fees for over two decades, also isn’t comparable.