How much better we are

The judge's rebuke of Mr. Reid's (the shoe bomber) statement in court.

I can fisk Mr. Reid's final statements in court. I can point out the fallacies, inaccuracies, outright lies. I can point out the hatred evident in his thinking, his religion, and his causes.

Or I can simply point out how much better we are in the United States of America than any of his fellow citizens and compatriots are in their respective countries. And I mean that in terms of our lives, our freedoms, our rights - and our interactions with "others."

And then I can point out why.

Maybe I will.

Written by Andrew Ittner in misc on Mon 31 March 2003. Tags: commentary, news