July 12, 2007

Nobel Peace Laureate: "I could kill George Bush"

Nice to hear some words of peace from a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, a cofounder of The Community for Peace People, and a signatory of the Declaration of Peace People, Betty Williams:

Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams came from Ireland to Texas to declare that President Bush should be impeached.

In a keynote speech at the International Women's Peace Conference on Wednesday night, Ms. Williams told a crowd of about 1,000 that the Bush administration has been treacherous and wrong and acted unconstitutionally.

"Right now, I could kill George Bush," she said at the Adam's Mark Hotel and Conference Center in Dallas. "No, I don't mean that. How could you nonviolently kill somebody? I would love to be able to do that."

About half the crowd gave her a standing ovation after she called for Mr. Bush's removal from power.

"The Muslim world right now is suffering beyond belief," she said.

"Unless the president of the United States is held responsible for what he's doing and what he has done, there's no one in the Muslim world who will forgive him."

Note the headline here: 'Nobel laureate calls for removal of Bush'. You would think the quote of her saying she could murder the President might draw a bit more attention.

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