Friday, October 12, 2007

Bushism of the week!

“Our Nation is proud to be a land of many beliefs, and our society is enriched by our Muslim citizens. On the first day of Shawwal, the first month of the Islamic calendar, may people of all faiths reflect on the values we hold in common, including love of family, the importance of community, and gratitude to God,”

Click here for full statement.


Zahra Billoo said...

Wow. I hope some speech writer somewhere got "talked to" about this one.

Shahtaj Siddiqui said...

As much as I hate the guy, I don't think he directly holds the blame here. (See Zahra's comment above.) And I think a presidential speech on integrating Muslim values in the American community--though riddled with factual errors--is in general a positive step.

(The link to the full text doesn't work.)