It’s Miller Time

I forgot to post this before. Though Spinsanity points out there were some obviously misstated or overstated items in Zell Miller’s speech at the Republican National Convention, it still had some great highlights. The bulk of this quote is taken from a poem by Father Dennis Edward O’Brien:

For it has been said so truthfully that it is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us the freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

It is the soldier, not the agitator, who has given us the freedom to protest.

It is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag, who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.

and probably one of the best descriptions of President Bush (I especially like the last part):

I first got to know George Bush when we served as governors together. I admire this man. I am moved by the respect he shows the first lady, his unabashed love for his parents and his daughters, and the fact that he is unashamed of his belief that God is not indifferent to America.

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