Thursday, April 20, 2006

Bush Lauds Free Speech - Woman arrested for free speech

Woman arrested for speaking freely right after Bush call for " speak freely" -- and CNN calls it "a blemish" on Hu visit

At an outdoor ceremony, Bush told Hu:

China has become successful because the Chinese people are experience the freedom to buy, and to sell, and to produce -- and China can grow even more successful by allowing the Chinese people the freedom to assemble, to speak freely, and to worship.

Seconds later, one of the people assembled on the White House south lawn actually tried to speak freely right here in America -- about both the lack of free speech and religious freedom in China.

That free-speaking woman was promptly hauled off and arrested:

Via (attytood)

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