Friday, November 25, 2005

Dissent is Patriotic

To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. ~ Theodore Roosevelt (1918)

2 Comments:

Anonymous brianS said...

Of course, Teddy (a Republican, mostly) said that when a Democrat was in the White House (assuming the date you gave is correct)....

1:16 PM  
Blogger SBG said...

That's true. Regardless, I will never categorically advocate that we not be able to criticize the government. That is an American ideal that should never be forfeited.

6:43 PM  

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