While Bush went on to tell us what he has decreed it is "unacceptable" for us to think, realistically, his entire administration has been over five years of precisely telling the American people precisely that it is unacceptable to think. Period. At all. From Global Warming to Stem Cells, from Middle East politics to Evolution, Bush’s answer has consistently been, don’t you DARE think. Sit down, shut up and do what I say.
We’re owed more than the apology that Olbermann asks but it is, at least, a start at restoring this country to it’s roots, goals and ideals.
Sept. 18: "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann offers a special comment on President Bush’s Rose Garden news conference on Friday.