Herbert recently interviewed Maher Arar, the Canadian who was abducted and tortured by the crime bosses in United States government, using Syrian thugs as their hit men. He notes:
President Bush spent much of last week lecturing other nations about freedom, democracy and the rule of law. It was a breathtaking display of chutzpah. He seemed to me like a judge who starves his children and then sits on the bench to hear child abuse cases. In Brussels Mr. Bush said he planned to remind Russian President Vladimir Putin that democracies are based on, among other things, "the rule of law and the respect for human rights and human dignity."Read more here.
Someone should tell that to Maher Arar and his family.