Reuters: "A demonstrator hit by streams of pepper spray fired by police has water poured into his eyes after protestors clashed with police on Pennsylvania Avenue several blocks from the White House."
America's belief in human dignity will guide our policies, yet rights must be more than the grudging concessions of dictators; they are secured by free dissent and the participation of the governed.
Free dissent and participation of the governed in America is met with arrests, detention, public mockery, insults, and pain. Is this the kind of freedom you seek to export to other lands, Mr. Bush? You and what army? Literally. What army?